[ kə-lăj′ə-nā′shən, kŏl′ə-jə- ]
The replacement of normal tissue by collagenous connective tissue.
The production of collagen by fibroblasts.
- collagen disease,
- collagen fiber,
- collagen injection,
- collagenous colitis
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