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cicatrix

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noun ci·ca·trix \ˈsik-ə-ˌtriks, sə-ˈkā-triks\

Medical Definition of cicatrix

plural cicatrices \ˌsik-ə-ˈtrī-(ˌ)sēz, sə-ˈkā-trə-ˌsēz\play play

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




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