glycer-, glycero- +
(Greek: sweet; used in the specialized sense of "sweet, syrupy liquid")
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.
2. A medicated skin preparation made from glycerin and glycerinated gelatin.
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.
2. A three-carbon compound with three hydroxyl groups.
A component of fats and oils.