scarification

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

Definition of scarification

  1. 1 :  the act or process of scarifying

  2. 2 :  a mark or marks made by scarifying

First Known Use of scarification

14th century


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scarification

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

Medical Definition of scarification

  1. 1:  the act or process of scarifying vaccination by scarification

  2. 2:  a mark or marks made by scarifying

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