collagenolysis


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collagenolysis

 [kol″ah-jĕ-nol´ĭ-sis]
dissolution or digestion of collagen. adj., adj collagenolyt´ic.

collagenolysis

/col·la·gen·ol·y·sis/ (kol″ah-jen-ol´ĭ-sis) dissolution or digestion of collagen.collagenolyt´ic

collagenolysis

(kŏl″ă-jĕn-ŏl′ĭ-sĭs) [″ + ″ + lysis, dissolution]
The degradation or destruction of collagen.

collagenolysis

dissolution or digestion of collagen.
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He thought that this process was secondary to fat necrosis and used the term "Lipid Calcinosis" since then, numerous other acceptable examples of this growth have been reported under various names, including calcifying bursitis, calcifying collagenolysis and kikuyu bursa.