Meaning of COD-LIVER OIL in English



: a pale yellow fatty oil obtained from the liver of the cod and related fishes and used in medicine chiefly as a source of vitamins A and D in conditions due to abnormal calcium and phosphorus metabolism (as rickets, infantile tetany, osteomalacia) — see cod oil

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