cod-liver oil


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cod-liv·er oil

 (kŏd′lĭv′ər)
n.
An oil obtained from the liver of cod and related fishes and used as a dietary source of vitamins A and D.

cod-liver oil

n
(Pharmacology) an oil extracted from the livers of cod and related fish, rich in vitamins A and D and used to treat deficiency of these vitamins

cod′-liv`er oil`


n.
an oil extracted from the liver of cod and related fishes, used chiefly as a source of vitamins A and D.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cod-liver oil - an oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishescod-liver oil - an oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishes; taken orally as a source of vitamins A and D
animal oil - any oil obtained from animal substances
cod oil - an inferior cod-liver oil that is used in leather manufacturing
Translations

cod-liver oil

[ˈkɒdlɪvərˈɔɪl] Naceite m de hígado de bacalao

cod-liver oil

[ˈkɒdlɪvərˈɔɪl] nolio di fegato di merluzzo

cod

(kod) plural cod
– a type of edible fish found in northern seas.
cod-liver oil
an oil obtained from cod's liver, rich in vitamins A and D.
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Why, the average review is more nauseating than cod-liver oil.
Maritex specialises in the production of cod-liver oil and high-grade marine oils (EPADHA).
Maritex produces cod-liver oil and high-grade marine oils (EPADHA) for use in dietary supplements and foodstuffs in Norway and internationally.