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Meaning of CICATRIZE

Pronunciation:  'siku`trIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  form a scab; of wounds
  2. [v]  form a scar, after an injury; "the skin will cicatrize and it will heal soon"
 

CICATRIZE is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cicatrise, cicatrise, scab, scab over
 
 See Also: heal, mark, pit, pock, scar

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cic"a*trize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cicatrized}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Cicatrizing}.] [Cf. F. cicatriser, fr.
    cicatrice, L. cicatrix, scar.] (Med.)
    To heal or induce the formation of a cicatrix in, as in
    wounded or ulcerated flesh. --Wiseman.
    
    
  2. \Cic"a*trize\, v. i. (Med.)
    To heal; to have a new skin.
    
    
 

 

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