tropocollagen


tro·po·col·la·gen

noun \ˌträ-pə-ˈkä-lə-jən, ˌtrō-\

Definition of TROPOCOLLAGEN

:  a subunit of collagen fibrils consisting of three polypeptide strands arranged in a helix

First Known Use of TROPOCOLLAGEN

1954

tro·po·col·la·gen

noun \ˌträp-ə-ˈkäl-ə-jən, ˌtrōp-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TROPOCOLLAGEN

: a subunit of collagen fibrils consisting of three polypeptide strands arranged in a helix

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