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liver extract

n.
A dry brownish powder containing the soluble thermolabile fraction of mammalian livers that is capable of stimulating the production of red blood cells.

liver extract

A dry brown powder obtained from mammalian livers that was once used as a crude source of vitamin B12 and other vitamins.
See also: extract

liver extract

A former, crude but effective, treatment for PERNICIOUS ANAEMIA, now superseded by the active principle hydroxycobalamin.
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Hormonal therapy with Dexamethasone in combination with parentral glucose administration, liver extract with B-complex, oral good source of energy jaggary and gluconeogenic precursors gives excellent recovery rate and no relapse evidence.
ALT activity in the liver extract was undetectable (<1 U/g of wet tissue, reference interval 50-70 U/g), whereas normal activities of alkaline phosphatase, [gamma]-glutamyltranspeptidase, and AST were found.
2003) and single dose of activated charcoal (5 g/kg) along with dextrose (25%), twice daily for 5 days and Vitamin B complex with liver extract on alternate days on 5 occasions (Ali et al.
The condition was treated with anti-histaminic (Chlorpheniramine maleate) and liver extract (Belamyl (a)) for 5 days.
Gerson used crude liver extract (Lilly) to help boost his patients' liver function.
Animal was treated with an antihistaminic (Chlorpheniramine maleate) for three days and liver extract (Belamyl (a)).