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glycerinated gelatin


Definition: a preparation made of equal parts of gelatin and glycerin; a firm mass liquefying at gentle heat; used as a vehicle for suppositories and urethral bougies.

Synonym(s): glycerin jelly, glycerogelatin, glycogelatin

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