shark-liver oil

noun
\ ˈshärk-ˌliv-ər- How to pronounce shark-liver oil (audio) \

Medical Definition of shark-liver oil

: a yellow to red-brown fatty oil obtained from the livers of various sharks and used as a source of vitamin A

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“Shark-liver oil.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/shark-liver%20oil. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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