What does the word gelatinous mean?

Usage examples for gelatinous

  1. A gelatinous material, presumed to be the internal secretion of the gland, has, in fact, been observed emerging from the cells into the blood spaces. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  2. If it is clearly proved that the bones of a cow are weak, then we should be inclined to prescribe phosphates; if they are brittle, we should prescribe gelatinous preparations; but not in the form of bone dust: we should use linseed, which is known to be rich in phosphates. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  3. A number of machine gun bullets had entered his foot thick hide, and there was one wound a yard long from which oozed a sticky gelatinous blood. – The Image and the Likeness by John Scott Campbell
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