Translation of collagen in Spanish:

collagen

colágeno, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈkɒlədʒ(ə)n//ˈkɑlədʒən/

noun

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    colágeno masculine
    • Without dietary vitamin C, the human animal cannot properly synthesize collagen.
    • Protein is crucial for the production of collagen and elastin, the protein fibres that keep skin supple and elastic
    • A protein called collagen leaks out from around the injured areas, causing inflammation.
    • The protein collagen is responsible for the tough qualities of connective tissue.
    • Among these, collagen is the major structural protein and is the most abundant in the human body.