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glycerin

, glycerine (glis'e-rin) (e-ren?) [Gr. glykeros, sweet + -ine]
C3H8O3; a trihydric alcohol, trihydroxy-propane, present in chemical combination in all fats. It is a syrupy colorless liquid, soluble in all proportions in water and alcohol. It is made commercially by the hydrolysis of fats, esp. during the manufacture of soap, and is used extensively as a solvent, a preservative, and an emollient in various skin diseases.
Synonym: glycerol

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