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Medical Term:

Minot-Murphy diet

Pronunciation: mi'not mur'fe

Definition

obsolete procedure using large amounts of raw liver in the treatment of pernicious anemia. First successes in the treatment of this disease occurred with this diet and led to development of liver extract for treatment.

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