cicatrize

verb

cic·​a·​trize
variants or British cicatrise
cicatrized or British cicatrised; cicatrizing or British cicatrising

transitive verb

1
: to induce the formation of a scar in
2
: scar

intransitive verb

: to heal by forming a scar

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“Cicatrize.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cicatrize. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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