One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The collagen of bones.
- ‘Colla cornus cervi, which contains a large amount of ossein and Ca. + +, plays an important role in preventing bone destruction.’
- ‘The plant will have the licenced capacity to process 13,000 tonnes of crushed animal bones into 3000 tonnes of ossein and 6000 tonnes of dicalcium phosphate.’
Mid 19th century: from Latin osseus ‘bony’ + -in.
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