cicatrix

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 : 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 (such as a leaf)

Origin and Etymology of cicatrix

Latin cicatric-, cicatrix


Medical Dictionary

cicatrix

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

medical Definition of cicatrix

plural cicatrices play \ˌsik-ə-ˈtrī-(ˌ)sēz, sə-ˈkā-trə-ˌsēz\
: a scar resulting from formation and contraction of fibrous tissue in a flesh wound

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