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Meaning of CICATRIX

Pronunciation:  'sikutriks

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue

CICATRIX is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: cicatrice, scar
 See Also: callus, cheloid, keloid, sword-cut, symptom, vaccination



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ci*ca"trix\, n.; pl. {Cicatrices}. [L.] (Med.)
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.

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