Medical Dictionary


noun jel·ly \ˈjel-ē\
plural jellies

Medical Definition of JELLY

:  a soft somewhat elastic food product made usually with gelatin or pectin; especially :  a fruit product made by boiling sugar and the juice of fruit
:  a substance resembling jelly in consistency: as a :  a transparent elastic gel b :  a semisolid medicated or cosmetic preparation often having a gum base and usually intended for local application <ephedrine jelly> c :  a jellylike preparation used in electrocardiography to obtain better conduction of electricity <electrode jelly>
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