fish-liver oil

noun

fish-liv·​er oil ˈfish-ˌliv-ər- How to pronounce fish-liver oil (audio)
: a fatty oil from the livers of various fishes (as cod, halibut, or sharks) used chiefly as a source of vitamin A and formerly also of vitamin D compare cod-liver oil

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“Fish-liver oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fish-liver%20oil. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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