scarification

noun scar·i·fi·ca·tion \ ˌsker-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən \

Definition of scarification

1 :the act or process of scarifying
2 :a mark or marks made by scarifying

First Known Use of scarification

14th century


Medical Dictionary

scarification

noun scar·i·fi·ca·tion \ ˌskar-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən, ˌsker- \

medical Definition of scarification

1 :the act or process of scarifying
  • vaccination by scarification
2 :a mark or marks made by scarifying

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