Definition of cicatrix
plural cicatrices play \ˌsi-kə-ˈtrī-(ˌ)sēz, sə-ˈkā-trə-ˌsēz\
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
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