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glyc·eri·nat·ed gelatin

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  1. glycerinated gelatinnoun

    a gelatinous preparation made from gelatin and glycerin and water; used as a base for ointments and suppositories


  1. glycerinated gelatin

    A suppository is a dosage form used to deliver medications by insertion into a body orifice where it dissolves or melts to exert local or systemic effects. There are three types of suppositories, each to insert into a different sections: rectal suppositories into the rectum, vaginal suppositories into the vagina, and urethral suppositories into the urethra of a male. Suppositories are ideal for infants, elderly individuals and post-operative patients, who are unable to swallow oral medications, and for individuals experiencing severe nausea and/or vomiting.


  1. glycerinated gelatin

    Glycerinated gelatin is a type of gelatin that has been combined with glycerin, often used in pharmaceuticals and cosmetic products. This combination provides a stable, smooth product which is capable of retaining moisture, making it ideal for use in items such as capsules, suppositories, and creams.


  1. Glycerinated gelatin

    Glycerinated gelatin is usually used as a vehicle for vaginal suppositories. For rectal use, a firmer suppository can be obtained by increasing the gelatin content.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of glycerinated gelatin in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of glycerinated gelatin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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