glycerinated gelatin

noun

Medical Definition of glycerinated gelatin

: a jellylike preparation that is made from glycerin, gelatin, and water and that is used as a base for suppositories and ointments

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“Glycerinated gelatin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glycerinated%20gelatin. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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