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Noun: collagen  kó-lu-jun
  1. A fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue; yields gelatin on boiling

Derived forms: collagens

Type of: albuminoid, scleroprotein

Part of: bone, cartilage, connective tissue, gristle, os[2], sinew, tendon

Encyclopedia: Collagen, type XII, alpha 1