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collagen

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col=la=gen

CIDE DICTIONARY

collagenn. [Gr. ko`lla glue + -gen.].
     The chemical basis of ordinary connective tissue, as of tendons or sinews and of bone. On being boiled in water it becomes gelatin or glue.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

collagen, n. a protein found in animal connective tissue, yielding gelatin on boiling.

Etymology
F collag{egrave}ne f. Gk kolla glue + -g{egrave}ne = -GEN

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