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gelatinous

[juh-lat-n-uh s] /dʒəˈlæt n əs/
adjective
1.
having the nature of or resembling jelly, especially in consistency; jellylike.
2.
pertaining to, containing, or consisting of gelatin.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; gelatin + -ous
Related forms
gelatinously, adverb
gelatinousness, gelatinity
[jel-uh-tin-i-tee] /ˌdʒɛl əˈtɪn ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
nongelatinous, adjective
nongelatinously, adverb
nongelatinousness, noun
subgelatinous, adjective
subgelatinously, adverb
subgelatinousness, noun
ungelatinous, adjective
ungelatinously, adverb
ungelatinousness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gelatinity

gelatinous

/dʒɪˈlætɪnəs/
adjective
1.
consisting of or resembling jelly; viscous
2.
of, containing, or resembling gelatine
Derived Forms
gelatinously, adverb
gelatinousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for gelatinity

gelatinous

adj.

1724, from gelatin + -ous; probably modeled on French gélatineux. Related: Gelatinously; gelatinousness.

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gelatinity in Medicine

gelatinous ge·lat·i·nous (jə-lāt'n-əs)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or containing gelatin.

  2. Resembling gelatin; viscous.

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