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jelly

 [jel´e]
a soft, coherent, resilient substance; generally, a colloidal semisolid mass.
cardiac jelly a gelatinous substance present between the endothelium and myocardium of the embryonic heart that transforms into the connective tissue of the endocardium.
contraceptive jelly a nongreasy jelly containing a spermicide, used in the vagina for prevention of conception.
petroleum jelly petrolatum.
Wharton's jelly the soft, jelly-like intracellular substance of the umbilical cord.

jel·ly

(jel'ē), Do not confuse this word with gel.
1. A semisolid tremulous compound usually containing some form of gelatin in aqueous solution.
2. Synonym(s): jellyfish
[L. gelo, to freeze]

jelly

/jel·ly/ (jel´e) a soft substance that is coherent, tremulous, and more or less translucent; generally, a colloidal semisolid mass.
cardiac jelly  a gelatinous substance present between the endothelium and myocardium of the embryonic heart, which transforms into the connective tissue of the endocardium.
contraceptive jelly  a nongreasy jelly used in the vagina for prevention of conception.
petroleum jelly  petrolatum.
Wharton's jelly  the intracellular mucoid connective tissue of the umbilical cord.

jelly

a semisolid nonliquid colloidal solution. See also gel.
Drug slang A regionally popular street term for cocaine
Vox populi
(1) Gelatin—UK
(2) A preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit

jel·ly

(jel'ē)
A semisolid tremulous compound usually containing some form of gelatin in aqueous solution.
[L. gelo, to freeze]

jelly

a soft, coherent, resilient substance; generally, a colloidal semisolid mass.

cardiac jelly
a gelatinous substance present between the endothelium and myocardium of the embryonic heart that transforms into the connective tissue of the endocardium.
Wharton's jelly
the soft, jelly-like intracellular substance of the umbilical cord.
References in classic literature ?
Mother sent you this little pot of rhubarb jelly," said Diana pleasantly.
I never fancy your mother's jelly -- she always makes it too sweet.
Anne, flushed with delight, clapped it together with layers of ruby jelly and, in imagination, saw Mrs.
Aunt Polly says she hopes you are comfortable to-day, and she's sent you some calf's-foot jelly.
Why, I thought it was CHICKEN you wanted when folks brought you jelly," she said.
This advice prevailing over the stables and the jelly, they turned towards the coach-office to witness the Lightning's arrival.
Old Jelly Belly's got three bullet holes in him, but he ain't goin' to die, and he's got Chester's number.
Jelly Belly must be the man with the bald spot and the tobacco-stained whiskers.
You get husky bread and sour drink by it; and he gets sausage of Lyons, veal in savoury jelly, white bread, strachino cheese, and good wine by it.
The breath was scarcely out o' your poor mother-in-law's body, ven vun old 'ooman sends me a pot o' jam, and another a pot o' jelly, and another brews a blessed large jug o' camomile-tea, vich she brings in vith her own hands.
I'm very sorry for you as a sister, and if the doctor orders jelly for Mr.
there stood a strong man, with a mighty hamper, which, being hauled into the room and presently unpacked, disgorged such treasures as tea, and coffee, and wine, and rusks, and oranges, and grapes, and fowls ready trussed for boiling, and calves'-foot jelly, and arrow-root, and sago, and other delicate restoratives, that the small servant, who had never thought it possible that such things could be, except in shops, stood rooted to the spot in her one shoe, with her mouth and eyes watering in unison, and her power of speech quite gone.