cicatrix

noun
ci·ca·trix | \ˈsi-kə-ˌtriks, sə-ˈkā-triks \
plural cicatrices\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 (such as a leaf)

First Known Use of cicatrix

1623, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cicatrix

Latin cicatric-, cicatrix

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cicatrix

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