collagenation

[ kə-lăj′ə-nāshən, kŏl′ə-jə- ]

n.

The replacement of normal tissue by collagenous connective tissue.
The production of collagen by fibroblasts.

Nearby words

  1. collagen,
  2. collagen disease,
  3. collagen fiber,
  4. collagen injection,
  5. collagenase,
  6. collagenic,
  7. collagenolytic,
  8. collagenosis,
  9. collagenous,
  10. collagenous colitis


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