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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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Drug slang A regionally popular street term for cocaine
Vox populi
(1) Gelatin—UK
(2) A preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit
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jel·ly

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