shark liver oil


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shark liv·er oil

(shark liv'ĕr oyl),
Oil extracted from the livers of sharks, mainly of the species Hypoprion brevirostris; a rich source of vitamins A and D.
A vitamin A-rich fatty oil and ingredient in many OTC antihemorrhoidals—e.g., Preparation H
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