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halibut liver oil

Pronunciation: hal'i-but liv'er oyl

Definition: The fixed oil obtained from the fresh or suitably preserved livers of halibut species of the genus Hippoglossus (family Pleuronectidae); a supplementary source of vitamins A and D.

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