What does cicatrix mean?

Definitions for cicatrixˈsɪk ə trɪks, sɪˈkeɪ trɪks; ˈsɪk ə trɪs; ˌsɪk əˈtraɪ siz

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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

  2. Origin: [L.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cicatrix

    sik-ā′triks, or sik′a-triks, n. the scar over a wound after it is healed—also Cic′atrice: scar in the bark of a tree: (Shak.) mark, impression.—ns. Cicatric′ula, the germinating point in the yolk of an egg; Cicatrisā′tion, the process of healing over.—v.t. Cic′atrise, to help the formation of a cicatrix on a wound or ulcer: to scar.—v.i. to heal. [Fr.,—L. cicatrix, a scar.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Cicatrix

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cicatrix in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cicatrix in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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