shark-liver oil

shark-liver oil 'shärk-.liv-ər- n a yellow to red-brown fatty oil obtained from the livers of various sharks and used as a source of vitamin A

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  • Shark liver oil — is obtained from sharks that are caught for food purposes and are living in cold, deep oceans. The liver oil from sharks has been used by fishermen for centuries as a folk remedy for general health. It is purportedly useful for healing wounds,… …   Wikipedia

  • shark liver oil — shark oil …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • shark liver oil — Oil extracted from the livers of sharks, mainly of the species Hypoprion brevirostris; a rich source of vitamins A and D …   Medical dictionary

  • shark-liver oil — noun a fatty yellow to brown oil obtained from the livers of sharks; used for dressing leather and as a source of vitamin A • Syn: ↑shark oil • Hypernyms: ↑animal oil * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun also shark oil : a yellow to red brown fatt …   Useful english dictionary

  • liver-oil shark — paprastasis sriubinis ryklys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Galeorhinus galeus angl. liver oil shark; oil shark; school shark; soupfin shark; tope; tope shark; vitamin shark rus. австралийская… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Cod liver oil — in gelatin capsules …   Wikipedia

  • Fish-liver oil — may refer to:* Cod liver oil, an oil extracted from cod livers. * Shark liver oil …   Wikipedia

  • shark oil — noun a fatty yellow to brown oil obtained from the livers of sharks; used for dressing leather and as a source of vitamin A • Syn: ↑shark liver oil • Hypernyms: ↑animal oil * * * noun see shark liver oil * * * shark oil noun Oil from sha …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oil shark — Shark Shark, n. [Of uncertain origin; perhaps through OF. fr. carcharus a kind of dogfish, Gr. karchari as, so called from its sharp teeth, fr. ka rcharos having sharp or jagged teeth; or perhaps named from its rapacity (cf. {Shark}, v. t. & i.); …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Liver shark — Shark Shark, n. [Of uncertain origin; perhaps through OF. fr. carcharus a kind of dogfish, Gr. karchari as, so called from its sharp teeth, fr. ka rcharos having sharp or jagged teeth; or perhaps named from its rapacity (cf. {Shark}, v. t. & i.); …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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