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

also cic•a•trice

  1. new tissue that forms over a wound and later contracts into a scar.

    Category: Physiology

  2. a scar left by a fallen leaf, seed, etc.

    Category: Botany

Origin of cicatrix:

1350–1400; ME < L: scar

cic`a•tri′cial-ˈtrɪʃ əl(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scar, cicatrix, cicatrice(noun)

    a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue


  1. cicatrix(Noun)

    A scar that remains after the development of new tissue over a recovering wound or sore.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cicatrix(noun)

    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

  1. Cicatrix

    The fibrous tissue that replaces normal tissue during the process of WOUND HEALING.


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