cicatrization

noun
cic·​a·​tri·​za·​tion | \ ˌsi-kə-trə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce cicatrization (audio) \

Definition of cicatrization

: scar formation at the site of a healing wound

Other Words from cicatrization

cicatrize \ ˈsi-​kə-​ˌtrīz How to pronounce cicatrization (audio) \ transitive verb

First Known Use of cicatrization

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Cicatrization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cicatrization. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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cicatrization

noun
cic·​a·​tri·​za·​tion
variants: or British cicatrisation \ ˌsik-​ə-​trə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce cicatrization (audio) \

Medical Definition of cicatrization

: scar formation at the site of a healing wound

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