collagenosis col·lag·e·no·sis (kə-lāj’ə-nō’sĭs, kŏl’ə-jə-)
See collagen disease.
collagenolytic col·lag·e·no·lyt·ic (kə-lāj’ə-nə-lĭt’ĭk, kŏl’ə-jə-nə-) adj. Relating to or having the capacity to lyse collagen, gelatin, and other proteins containing proline.
[kol-uh-juh n] /ˈkɒl ə dʒən/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of a class of extracellular proteins abundant in higher animals, especially in the skin, bone, cartilage, tendon, and teeth, forming strong insoluble fibers and serving as connective tissue between cells, yielding gelatin when denatured by boiling. /ˈkɒlədʒən/ noun 1. a fibrous scleroprotein of connective tissue and […]
- Collagenous colitis
collagenous colitis n. Colitis occurring mostly in middle-aged women and characterized by persistent watery diarrhea and a deposit of a band of collagen beneath the basement membrane of the colon surface epithelium.
- Collagenous nevus
collagenous nevus n. A skin condition characterized by plaques of smooth or nodular papules occurring symmetrically on the trunk or extremities.