In the following question, choose the word which is most nearly the OPPOSlTE in meaning to the bold word.
Which is NOT a synonym for 'accumulating'?
Accumulation means the acquisition or gradual gathering of something. Collagen means any of a group of fibrous proteins that occur in vertebrates as the chief constituent of connective tissue fibrils and in bones and yield gelatin and glue upon boiling with water.
Therefore, collagen is not a synonym of accumulation.