glycer-, glycero- +

(Greek: sweet; used in the specialized sense of "sweet, syrupy liquid")

Any compound containing boric acid and glycerol; used primarily as an antiseptic.
To remove the glycerol cryopreservative medium from frozen red blood cells and replace it with an isotonic solution for transfusion.
1. A clear, colorless, syrupy liquid; administered rectally as a laxative, orally as a diuretic to reduce intraocular pressure, and orally as a demulcent in cough preparations and in other pharmaceutical preparations.
2. A thick, sweet, odorless, colorless, or pale yellow liquid.

Source: fats and oils as a byproduct of soap manufacture.

Use as a solvent, antifreeze, plasticizer, manufacture of soaps, cosmetics, lubricants, and dynamite.

1. A gel in which glycerin is the dispersed medium.
2. A medicated skin preparation made from glycerin and glycerinated gelatin.
glycerogelatin, glycerinated gelatin
A preparation made of equal parts of gelatin and glycerin; a firm mass liquefying at gentle heat; it is used as a vehicle for suppositories and urethral bougies.

A bougie (boo ZHEE, BOO zhee) is a slender cylindrical instrument of rubber, waxed silk, or other material, for introduction into the body passages; such as, the urethra, anus, or other canal.

It is also defined as a suppository, particularly for insertion into the urethra.

1. A syrupy, sweet, colorless or yellowish liquid, obtained from fats and oils as a byproduct of saponification and used as a solvent, an antifreeze, a plasticizer, and a sweetener, and in the manufacture of dynamite, cosmetics, liquid soaps, inks, and lubricants.
2. A three-carbon compound with three hydroxyl groups.

A component of fats and oils.