shark liver oil


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shark liver oil

[′shärk ¦liv·ər ‚ȯil]
(materials)
A yellow to brown oil with strong aroma, obtained from the livers of various sharks; insoluble in water, soluble in ether, benzene, and carbon disulfide; used as a vitamin A source, in biochemical research. Also known as dogfish oil; shark oil.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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