liver extract

[ liv-er ]
/ ˈlɪv ər /

noun

an extract of mammalian liver, especially hog or beef, for treating pernicious anemia.

Origin of liver extract

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

liver extract


noun

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