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liver extract

[liv-er] /ˈlɪv ər/
an extract of mammalian liver, especially hog or beef, for treating pernicious anemia.
Origin of liver extract
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Luciferase is destroyed only by pepsin (probably), trypsin, erepsin, and something in spleen and liver extract.

    The Nature of Animal Light E. Newton Harvey
British Dictionary definitions for liver extract

liver extract

an extract of raw mammalian liver containing vitamin B12: sometimes used to treat pernicious anaemia
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