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collagen


A collagen injection was used to smooth wrinkles.
  the main protein of animal connective tissue
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  • A collagen injection was used to smooth wrinkles.
  • Dumbo was back in the doorway, slack-jawed, red-eared, and in the grasp of a tall girl with a cascade of honey-blond hair and striking Norwegian-model-type features, piercing blue eyes, full, pouty, collagen-packed lips, and the willowy figure of a runway fashion princess.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • The collagen that binds us into the United States of America.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • The skin is robbed of saline solutions, the tissues sink, and the collagen becomes alas!
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues

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  • Stronger than steel, four times stronger than reinforced concrete, thanks to a mineral called calcium phosphate and a protein called collagen.
    Ted Dekker  --  BoneMan’s Daughters
  • Ebola attacks connective tissue with particular ferocity; it multiplies in collagen, the chief constituent protein of the tissue that holds the organs together.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • As we age, muscles grow tough, because of increased collagen in the connective tissue—that’s the glue, you see, the chief component of bones and cartilage.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Huge eyes that looked black against her white skin, a sharp nose, a wide mouth, sexily full that may have owned its sensuality to collagen injections.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • Huge eyes that looked black against her white skin, a sharp nose, a wide mouth, sexily full that may have owned its sensuality to collagen injections.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • Huge eyes that looked black against her white skin, a sharp nose, a wide mouth, sexily full that may have owned its sensuality to collagen injections.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers

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  • ) In this way, collagen in the body turns to mush, and the underlayers of the skin die and liquefy.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
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Associated words [difficulty]:   collagen [8] , virus [1] , bacteria [2] , cloning [2] , quarantine [2] , vaccine [2] , chromosome [4] , microbe [4] , natural selection [6] , endorphin [7] , theory of evolution [7] , Y chromosome [8] , evolutionary psychology [8] , pasteurization [8] , pheromone [8] , histamine [9] , in vitro fertilization [9]
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