cicatrization


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to cicatrization: hypopyon, cicatrisation

cic·a·trize

 (sĭk′ə-trīz′)
tr. & intr.v. cic·a·trized, cic·a·triz·ing, cic·a·triz·es
To heal or become healed by the formation of scar tissue.

[Middle English cicatrizen, from Old French cicatriser, from Medieval Latin cicātrizāre, alteration of Late Latin cicātrīcārī, to scar over, from Latin cicātrīx, cicātrīc-, cicatrix.]

cic′a·tri·za′tion (-trĭ-zā′shən) n.
Translations

cic·a·tri·za·tion

n. cicatrización.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Degeneration, regeneration, and cicatrization after fat grafting: Dynamic total tissue remodeling during the first 3 months.
Later stages of this disorder include cicatrization (scar formation) of the affected macular area, which leads to permanent loss of central visual acuity.
The objective of this research was to describe the development of bacterial cellulose coverage with anti-inflammatory Ibuprofen (BC/Ibu) and to evaluate the cicatrization process with its use in the treatment of chronic wounds, of venous and diabetic etiology of lower limbs, of patients in clinical follow-up in public assistance services in a Brazilian municipality.
Within 6 months after the laser therapy induced fibrosis and cicatrization of the peripapillary areas, the focal defects in the ON periphery were observed to markedly decrease in size, though some large defects did not resolve completely.
Prevention measures result in great benefits such as reducing the rate of infections, improvement in cicatrization, less blood loss, less need of transfusion and a fast and pleasant wake up after anesthesia.
Single or multiple abscesses without cicatrization and sinus tracts [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] II.
The process is very much like that seen in varicose ulcers of the leg; there is edema, venous congestion, and sclerosis of the skin, which lead to atonic ulceration, with little tendency to cicatrization.
In the field of periodontics, recently Velez and co-workers analyzed the effects of the cryopreserved amniotic membrane on periodontal soft tissue healing and observed that it was effective in helping cicatrization, wound healing, epithelization, facilitated migration, and reinforced adhesionin.
6, 7) This hemoptysis can be a result of a variety of sequelae and complications such as fibrosis or cicatrization, cavities, end-stage lung destruction, aspergilloma; airway lesions (including bronchiectasis, tracheobronchial stenosis, and broncholithiasis), or vascular lesions (including pulmonary or bronchial arteritis and thrombosis, bronchial artery dilatation, and Rasmussen aneurysm).
Pancreatic heterotopia in the duodenal wall may be present because of incomplete involution of the dorsal pancreatic head, (16) with secondary, localized inflammation, cicatrization, cystic dystrophy, and duct ectasia.
A few nodules evolved to ulcers, and most ulcers showed cicatrization and fibrosis.