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 (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.
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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
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(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.
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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
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n pl <cicatrices> → wildes Fleisch, Granulationsgewebe nt (spec); (= scar)Narbe f
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n. L. cicatriz.
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Pronotum (Figs 21, 22): median carina almost obsolete; integument impressopunctate over most of the surface, except in discal part of prozona, that being covered with cicatricose depressions placed close together.