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Meaning of “collagen” in the English Dictionary

"collagen" in British English

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collagennoun [U]

uk   /ˈkɒl.ə.dʒən/  us   /ˈkɑː.lə-/
a proteinfoundespecially in the joints (= ​places where two ​bones are ​connected) of ​humans and ​animalscollagen implant/injection an injection of collagen into the ​lips or ​skin to make the ​lipsappearlarger or the ​skinappearyounger and ​smoother
(Definition of collagen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “collagen”
in Chinese (Simplified) 胶原蛋白…
in Chinese (Traditional) 膠原蛋白…
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