cicatrix


ci·ca·trix

noun \ˈsi-kə-ˌtriks, sə-ˈkā-triks\
plural ci·ca·tri·ces \ˌsi-kə-ˈtrī-(ˌ)sēz, sə-ˈkā-trə-ˌsēz\

Definition of CICATRIX

1
:  a scar resulting from formation and contraction of fibrous tissue in a wound
2
:  a mark resembling a scar especially when caused by the previous attachment of an organ or part (as a leaf)

Origin of CICATRIX

Latin cicatric-, cicatrix
First Known Use: 1623

Other Botany Terms

annual, burgeon, chloroplast, nomenclature, succulent, sylvan, xylem

Rhymes with CICATRIX

ci·ca·trix

noun \ˈsik-ə-ˌtriks, sə-ˈkā-triks\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ci·ca·tri·ces \ˌsik-ə-ˈtrī-(ˌ)sēz, sə-ˈkā-trə-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of CICATRIX

: a scar resulting from formation and contraction of fibrous tissue in a flesh wound

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