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liver extract

[liv-er]
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noun
  1. an extract of mammalian liver, especially hog or beef, for treating pernicious anemia.
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Origin of liver extract

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for liver extract

liver extract

noun
  1. an extract of raw mammalian liver containing vitamin B 12 : sometimes used to treat pernicious anaemia
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