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ge·lat·i·nous

 (jə-lăt′n-əs)
adj.
1. Resembling gelatin; viscous.
2. Of, relating to, or containing gelatin.

ge·lat′i·nous·ly adv.
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gelatinous

(dʒɪˈlætɪnəs)
adj
1. (Biochemistry) consisting of or resembling jelly; viscous
2. (Biochemistry) of, containing, or resembling gelatine
geˈlatinously adv
geˈlatinousness n
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ge•lat•i•nous

(dʒəˈlæt n əs)

adj.
1. having the nature of or resembling jelly, esp. in consistency; jellylike.
2. pertaining to, containing, or consisting of gelatin.
[1715–25]
ge•lat′i•nous•ly, adv.
ge•lat′i•nous•ness, gel•a•tin•i•ty (ˌdʒɛl əˈtɪn ɪ ti) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gelatinous - thick like gelatin
thick - relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog"
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gelatinous

adjective glutinous, sticky, viscous, gummy, gluey, jelly-like, mucilaginous, viscid Pour a cup of the gelatinous mixture into the blender.
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gelatinous

adjective
Having a dense or viscous consistency:
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Translations

gelatinous

[dʒɪˈlætɪnəs] ADJgelatinoso
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gelatinous

[dʒɪˈlætɪnəs] adjgélatineux/euse
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gelatinous

adjgelatine- or gallertartig
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ge·lat·i·nous

a. gelatinoso-a, de consistencia semejante a la gelatina o que la contiene.
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References in classic literature ?
The colour was caused by little gelatinous balls, about the fifth of an inch in diameter, in which numerous minute spherical ovules were imbedded: they were of two distinct kinds, one being of a reddish colour and of a different shape from the other.
Others, the greater number yellow and gelatinous, waited only to be picked.
After exhausting all the resources of fraud and falsehood, during years upon years; after exhibiting a combination of dastardly meanness with ensanguined daring, such as the world has not often witnessed; you have now the hypocrisy to bend the knee before the most degraded of mankind, and to sue and whine and howl for mercy!' Whereat the unfortunate Minor Canon would look, in part indignant and in part perplexed; while his worthy mother sat bridling, with tears in her eyes, and the remainder of the party lapsed into a sort of gelatinous state, in which there was no flavour or solidity, and very little resistance.
Near at hand you could fancy it the most melancholy sound in Nature, as if she meant by this to stereotype and make permanent in her choir the dying moans of a human being -- some poor weak relic of mortality who has left hope behind, and howls like an animal, yet with human sobs, on entering the dark valley, made more awful by a certain gurgling melodiousness -- I find myself beginning with the letters gl when I try to imitate it -- expressive of a mind which has reached the gelatinous, mildewy stage in the mortification of all healthy and courageous thought.
First to be served was soup with a base of thick, gelatinous and flavorful chicken.
The other component that's very difficult to get a grip on is the gelatinous animal contingent that make up part of that migration--things like salps which produce quite dense faecal pellets that sink very rapidly.
In test tubes, they observed whether the crowded environment of other molecules being present caused the gelatinous state to form.
The gelatinous sea stingers can cause a lot of pain for swimmers who touch or get tangled in their tentacles.
'Nostoc commune,' the latin species name, is a gelatinous bacterium that is bluish-green when wet and brown-green when dry.
Researchers have found that four different species of penguins that live in southern ocean waters (south of the 30 degrees latitude) routinely prey on jellyfish and other gelatinous organisms, collectively called "gelata" by the researchers.
Gelatinous marrow transformation (GMT) is a condition of poorly understood pathophysiology observed in cachexia or severe illness, such as sepsis or widespread malignancy.