Definitions for cicatrixˈsɪk ə trɪks, sɪˈkeɪ trɪks; ˈsɪk ə trɪs; ˌsɪk əˈtraɪ siz
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
cic•a•trixˈsɪk ə trɪks, sɪˈkeɪ trɪks; ˈsɪk ə trɪs; ˌsɪk əˈtraɪ siz(n.)(pl.)cic•a•tri•ces
new tissue that forms over a wound and later contracts into a scar.
a scar left by a fallen leaf, seed, etc.
Origin of cicatrix:
1350–1400; ME < L: scar
scar, cicatrix, cicatrice(noun)
a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
A scar that remains after the development of new tissue over a recovering wound or sore.
the pellicle which forms over a wound or breach of continuity and completes the process of healing in the latter, and which subsequently contracts and becomes white, forming the scar
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The fibrous tissue that replaces normal tissue during the process of WOUND HEALING.
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