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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Anna Oposa, executive director of the marine nongovernment organization Save Philippine Seas (SPS), cites a particular brand of moisturizer that proudly boasts of being made of shark oil.
Gas liquid chromatography was used to determine the FAs profile of mackerel and shark oils (% of total fatty acids); this entailed using a fused-silica capillary column (BPX70; SGE, Melbourne, Australia) with 30m x 0.