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liver extract

[ liv-er ]

noun

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


liver extract

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of liver extract1

First recorded in 1905–10
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Example Sentences

Luciferase is destroyed only by pepsin (probably), trypsin, erepsin, and something in spleen and liver extract.

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