Associations to the word «Collagen»

Wiktionary

COLLAGEN, noun. (biochemistry) Any of more than 28 types of glycoprotein that forms elongated fibers, usually found in the extracellular matrix of connective tissue.

Dictionary definition

COLLAGEN, noun. A fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue; yields gelatin on boiling.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats