\d͡ʒˈɛlɐtˌɪn], \dʒˈɛlɐtˌɪn], \dʒ_ˈɛ_l_ɐ_t_ˌɪ_n]\
Definitions of GELATIN
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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A product formed from skin, white connective tissue, or bone COLLAGEN. It is used as a protein food adjuvant, plasma substitute, hemostatic, suspending agent in pharmaceutical preparations, and in the manufacturing of capsules and suppositories.
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By William R. Warner
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
An immediate animal principle. It is semitransparent, insipid, inodorous, insoluble in cold water, very soluble in hot, which it thickens, and transforms into jelly on cooling. Gelatin is a nutritious substance; and, when dissolved in a considerable quantity of water, forms an emollient fluid, much used in therapeutics, but not the most easy of digestion. Two forms of gelatin are admitted- the one glutin or gelatin proper: the other chondrin.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
Syn.: colla taurina.
A substance obtained from white connective tissue fibrils by prolonged boiling or by the action of very dilute acids upon collagen. Gelatin is used for the preparation of capsules, pearls, etc., for which purified gelatin is used. Gelatin is also used in microscopy as a culture medium for microorganisms.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe