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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.
Gracias a su textura, la nuez moscada es ideal para eliminar manchas y cicatrices ocasionadas por el acne.
Como un abanico amplio que abarque desde jovenes hasta la edad en que ya se tienen muchas cicatrices, es lo que Lavin ofrece de su creacion, quien asegura que no va dirigida solamente a los desilusionados, sino a todos aquellos que tienen una ilusion amorosa, asi como los que conocen el desencanto y que ya sanaron su vitalidad, o los que han conocido ese estado alterado que es el enamoramiento.
Abe envio sus "disculpas y remordimiento de corazon por todas aquellas que sufrieron tanto dolor y mantienen cicatrices tan dificiles de curar fisica y mentalmente", y Park senalo su voluntad de que se abriera al fin una nueva era.
A partir de la planta Bacopa procummbens, originaria de Huasca de Ocampo, Hidalgo, empleada por los pobladores como una infusion que aplican en las heridas, las pruebas han demostrado que el proceso de cicatrizacion es 72 horas mas rapido en comparacion al normal que controla la regeneracion sin producir fibrosis (exceso de tejido) responsible de la aparicion de cicatrices abultadas.
This essay will look at how two cronicas from De perlas y cicatrices employ the moral emotion of resentment to resist the closure and amnesia that official versions of history and discourses of reconciliation might desire.
Elle provoque generalement des plaies et autres boutons qui ne sont pas contagieux mais qui peuvent laisser des cicatrices sur la peau.
Nous avons analyse les donnees sur les cicatrices que portent les baleines boreales (Balaena mysticetus) des mers de Bering, des Tchouktches et de Beaufort capturees par des chasseurs autochtones de l'Alaska afin de quantifier la frequence d'emmelements dans des filets de peche, de collisions avec des navires et de blessures infligees par des epaulards.
De Perlas y cicatrices, "Palmenia Pizarro" (o el regreso del 'carino malo'), 33-35.
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.