meat extract

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meat extract The water‐soluble part of meat that is mainly responsible for its flavour. Commercially it is made during the manufacture of corned beef; chopped meat is immersed in boiling water, when the water‐soluble extractives are partially leached out and concentrated. Rich in vitamins B1, B12, niacin, and potassium. A powerful oral stimulant of gastric acid secretion.

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