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.
[kuh-lahzh, koh-] /kəˈlɑʒ, koʊ-/ noun 1. a technique of composing a work of art by pasting on a single surface various materials not normally associated with one another, as newspaper clippings, parts of photographs, theater tickets, and fragments of an envelope. 2. a work of art produced by this technique. Compare (def 3). 3. an […]
[kuh-lap-suh-buh l] /kəˈlæp sə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of or of being , as for carrying or storing. noun 2. something that is collapsible: The auditorium chairs are collapsibles that store easily. adj. 1843, from collapse (v.) + -able. adj. 1875, alternative spelling of collapsable.
[kuh-lap-sahr] /kəˈlæp sɑr/ noun, Astronomy. 1. (formerly) a gravitationally collapsed star. /kɒˈlæpsɑː/ noun 1. (astronomy) a collapsed star, either a white dwarf, neutron star, or black hole