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cic·a·trix

 (sĭk′ə-trĭks′, sĭ-kā′trĭks)
n. pl. cic·a·tri·ces (sĭk′ə-trī′sēz, sĭ-kā′trĭ-sēz′)
A scar left by the formation of new connective tissue over a healing sore or wound.

[Middle English cicatrice, from Latin cicātrīx, cicātrīc-.]

cic′a·tri′cial (sĭk′ə-trĭsh′əl), ci·cat′ri·cose′ (sĭ-kăt′rĭ-kōs′) adj.

cicatrix

(ˈsɪkətrɪks)
n, pl cicatrices (ˌsɪkəˈtraɪsiːz)
1. (Pathology) the tissue that forms in a wound during healing; scar
2. (Botany) a scar on a plant indicating the former point of attachment of a part, esp a leaf
[C17: from Latin: scar, of obscure origin]
cicatricial adj
cicatricose adj

cic•a•trix

(ˈsɪk ə trɪks, sɪˈkeɪ trɪks)

also cic•a•trice

(ˈsɪk ə trɪs)

n., pl. cic•a•tri•ces (ˌsɪk əˈtraɪ siz)
1. new tissue that forms over a wound and later contracts into a scar.
2. a scar left by a fallen leaf, seed, etc.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin: scar]
cic`a•tri′cial (-ˈtrɪʃ əl) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cicatrix - a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissuecicatrix - a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
callus - bony tissue formed during the healing of a fractured bone
cheloid, keloid - raised pinkish scar tissue at the site of an injury; results from excessive tissue repair
pockmark - a scar or pit on the skin that is left by a pustule of smallpox or acne or other eruptive disease
sword-cut - a scar from a cut made by a sword
vaccination - the scar left following inoculation with a vaccine
Translations

cicatrix

n pl <cicatrices> → wildes Fleisch, Granulationsgewebe nt (spec); (= scar)Narbe f

cic·a·trix

n. L. cicatriz.
References in classic literature ?
On his wrists and ankles were cicatrices, old smooth scars, and fastened to the stone on which he sat was a chain with manacles and fetters attached; but this apparatus lay idle on the ground, and was thick with rust.
L'acne excoriee est aussi une forme particuliere d'acne, tres frequente aussi chez les jeunes femmes et est due a une manipulation excessive des lesions, ce qui entraine des cicatrices pigmentees.
beaucoup plus grand que], c'est le theme d'une journee d'etude que l'association Med Action, presidee par Hocine Smaali, a organisee, samedi dernier, dans la ville d'Akbou pour debattre avec le public invite de cet evenement historique qui a change le destin de l'Algerie apres une guerre sans nom qui a dure plus de sept ans et qui a laisse de douloureuses cicatrices sur les deux rives de la Mediterranee.
Entonces me acorde de las empanadas y convenci al cocinero, un negro del norte de Africa con el rostro bordado de cicatrices, para que me facilitara harina, grasa y un poco de carne seca, que puse a remojar en agua de mar antes de cocinarla.
The proof of his martyrdom lies in his books, La esquina es mi corazon (The corner is my heart), Los incontables (The uncounted), Loco afan: croncias de sidario (Crazy desire: Chronicles of the Aidsman), De perlas y cicatrices (On pearls and scars), and Adios mariquita linda (Eng.
As if this were not enough, Paco exudes the very essence of masculinity, hypnotizing Carmen with his cinematic presence: "que el, sin venir a cuento, se desabotono la camisa, que no lleva sueter ni nada, en pleno invierno, y me enseno las cicatrices del pecho, un horror, no te puedes ni imaginar, entre los pelos, que quien lo hubiera dicho, tan varonil" (278).
Contract awarded for silicon gel plate, de 10cm x 10cm for pressotherapy of cicatrices.
Cette premiere differenciation socio-economique au sein de la communaute artisanale des annees 1830 aura certes des repercussions desastreuses pour de nombreux petits boutiquiers oeuvrant dans les villes, mais les cicatrices seront encore beaucoup plus profondes pour les travailleurs de metier tels que les compagnons et les apprentis.
Ces boutons, indolores, qui recouvrent son nez et ont fleuri autour de sa bouche lui laisseront des cicatrices a vie.