The brain shuts down systems in order of priority, leaving itself as the last to die. Beofre that we have the heart, then the parts of the brain that contol breathing. But the brains instinct is to preserve itself
The liver...I have Chronic Liver Disease. I didnt realize how important the liver was until I got sick
BTW the lungs would be a quintopoly as they have 5 lobes...
The brain holds reign over everything. To it's own detriment though.
Brain, it's the godfather of the body.
It is the brain... whowasthatmaskedman has given the correct and best answer.