Collagen vs C - What's the difference?

collagen | c |

As a noun collagen

is .

As a letter c is

the third letter of the.

As a numeral c is

cardinal number one hundred (100).

As a symbol c is





(en noun)
  • (biochemistry) Any of more than 28 types of glycoprotein that forms elongated fibers, usually found in the extracellular matrix of connective tissue.
  • c


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    Etymology 1

    Modification of upper case letter C, from Etruscan .


  • The third letter of the .
  • Usage notes
    * Not to be confused with (the lunate sigma). * In many languages, the letter c represents both a “hard” ), based on the following letter. * In a number of languages, it is used only for the sound. * In many languages, it occurs frequently in the digraph with ch. * In some romanization systems of non-Latin scripts, it represents .
    See also
    (Latn-script) * Other scripts: , * Letters and symbols with similar shapes: (open O), * For more variations, see . * * (wikipedia "c")


    (Voiceless palatal plosive) (head)
  • voiceless palatal plosive.
  • Etymology 2

    Lower case form of upper case roman numeral C, a standardization of ), from the practice of designating each tenth X notch with an extra cut.

    Alternative forms

    * C,


  • cardinal number one hundred (100).
  • Usage notes
    With a bar over the numeral, i.e., as c, it represents one hundred thousand.
    Derived terms
    * English: c-note
    See also
    * Lesser roman numeral symbol: * Greater roman numeral symbol: *

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) .


  • (label) The speed of light, 2.99792458 × 108 m/s.
  • (label) The space of convergent sequences
  • See also

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