collagen collagen  /ˈkɑ lə ɡən/


  • (n) a fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue; yields gelatin on boiling

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  • Meg Ryan Has Large Joker-Style Lips (Picture)

    Meg Ryan's lips drew quite a bit of attention at the Taormina Film Festival in Sicily, Italy, on Thursday. The actress appeared to have had some botox and/or collagen treatments in addition to her several layers of red lipstick. The "Sleepless in Seattle" star is only 51, but her joker-like smile seemed to add years. While Ryan's lips were plumper that usual, the rest of her was thin. According ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

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  1. "We looked for collagen because it's plentiful, it's durable, and it has been recovered from other fossil materials, although none as old as this T. rex," Schweitzer says. "It's also a relatively easy molecule to identify, and it's not...
    on Apr 12, 2007 By: Mary Higby Schweitzer Source: EurekAlert (press release)

  2. "What normally happens when you see someone in Hollywood with swollen lips, it's collagen shots," Schwarzenegger said, referring to a substance used in some cosmetic procedures.
    on Jan 9, 2006 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. "Back 23 years ago, my girlfriend and I saw 'Beaches' the movie and Barbara Hershey went and had collagen put in her lips and we thought that that was - as silly as it may sound - the coolest thing ever," Rinna explained. "So we did and we...
    on May 21, 2009 By: Lisa Rinna Source:

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