What does the word gelatinous mean?

Usage examples for gelatinous

  1. It grows about four inches high; the top is round, with a fleshy and inflamed appearance; the stalk is out of all proportion in its thickness, being about two inches in diameter and of a livid white color; this, when broken, is full of a transparent gelatinous fluid, which smells like an egg in the last stage of rottenness. – Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker
  2. Under this is formed a straight rod of gelatinous material, the foundation of the vertebral column, and the body of the embryo is gradually pinched off from the surface of the hollow sphere. – Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work by P. Chalmers Mitchell
  3. This envelope consists of an outer and inner coat of somewhat similar texture, and an intermediate gelatinous layer, often of considerable thickness. – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke

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