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Topic: HAIR AND BEAUTY

Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: collagène, from Greek kolla ( COLLAGE) + French -gène 'producing'

collagen

noun
     
col‧la‧gen [uncountable]
DCB a protein found in people and animals. It is often used in beauty products and treatments to make people look younger and more attractive
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