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English definition of “collagen”

collagen

noun [U] uk   /ˈkɒl.ə.dʒən/ us    /ˈkɑː.lə-/
a protein found especially in the joints (= places where two bones are connected) of humans and animalsSubstances and structures in the body collagen implant/injection an injection of collagen into the lips or skin to make the lips appear larger or the skin appear younger and smootherSurgery
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