cicatrix

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noun ci·ca·trix \ˈsi-kə-ˌtriks, sə-ˈkā-triks\

Definition of cicatrix

plural

cicatrices

play \ˌsi-kə-ˈtrī-(ˌ)sēz, sə-ˈkā-trə-ˌsēz\
  1. 1 :  a scar resulting from formation and contraction of fibrous tissue in a wound

  2. 2 :  a mark resembling a scar especially when caused by the previous attachment of an organ or part (as a leaf)

Origin and Etymology of cicatrix

Latin cicatric-, cicatrix


First Known Use: 1623


Medical Dictionary

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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