HyperDic: collagen

English > 1 sense of the word collagen:
NOUNbodycollagena fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue
collagen > pronunciation
Soundskaa'lahgahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > collagen: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue; yields gelatin on boiling.
Broaderscleroprotein, albuminoidA simple protein found in horny and cartilaginous tissues and in the lens of the eye
Substance ofbone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
cartilage, gristletough / tough elastic tissue
connective tissuetissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells
tendon, sinewA cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
Spanishcolágeno
Catalancol·lagen
Adjectivescollagenous, collagenicrelating to or consisting of collagen

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