mineral jelly


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jelly

[L. gelare, to freeze]
A thick, semisolid, gelatinous mass.

contraceptive jelly

Water-soluble gel introduced into the vagina for the prevention of conception. It serves as a vehicle for spermicides.
See: contraceptive

mineral jelly

Petrolatum.

petroleum jelly

Petrolatum.

vaginal jelly

Water-soluble gel introduced into the vagina for therapeutic or contraceptive purposes.

Wharton's jelly

See: Wharton's jelly
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