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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.

cicatrize

(ˈsɪkəˌtraɪz) or

cicatrise

vb
(Pathology) (of a wound or defect in tissue) to close or be closed by scar formation; heal
ˌcicaˈtrizant, ˌcicaˈtrisant adj
ˌcicatriˈzation, ˌcicatriˈsation n
ˈcicaˌtrizer, ˈcicaˌtriser n

cicatrize


Past participle: cicatrized
Gerund: cicatrizing

Imperative
cicatrize
cicatrize
Present
I cicatrize
you cicatrize
he/she/it cicatrizes
we cicatrize
you cicatrize
they cicatrize
Preterite
I cicatrized
you cicatrized
he/she/it cicatrized
we cicatrized
you cicatrized
they cicatrized
Present Continuous
I am cicatrizing
you are cicatrizing
he/she/it is cicatrizing
we are cicatrizing
you are cicatrizing
they are cicatrizing
Present Perfect
I have cicatrized
you have cicatrized
he/she/it has cicatrized
we have cicatrized
you have cicatrized
they have cicatrized
Past Continuous
I was cicatrizing
you were cicatrizing
he/she/it was cicatrizing
we were cicatrizing
you were cicatrizing
they were cicatrizing
Past Perfect
I had cicatrized
you had cicatrized
he/she/it had cicatrized
we had cicatrized
you had cicatrized
they had cicatrized
Future
I will cicatrize
you will cicatrize
he/she/it will cicatrize
we will cicatrize
you will cicatrize
they will cicatrize
Future Perfect
I will have cicatrized
you will have cicatrized
he/she/it will have cicatrized
we will have cicatrized
you will have cicatrized
they will have cicatrized
Future Continuous
I will be cicatrizing
you will be cicatrizing
he/she/it will be cicatrizing
we will be cicatrizing
you will be cicatrizing
they will be cicatrizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cicatrizing
you have been cicatrizing
he/she/it has been cicatrizing
we have been cicatrizing
you have been cicatrizing
they have been cicatrizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cicatrizing
you will have been cicatrizing
he/she/it will have been cicatrizing
we will have been cicatrizing
you will have been cicatrizing
they will have been cicatrizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cicatrizing
you had been cicatrizing
he/she/it had been cicatrizing
we had been cicatrizing
you had been cicatrizing
they had been cicatrizing
Conditional
I would cicatrize
you would cicatrize
he/she/it would cicatrize
we would cicatrize
you would cicatrize
they would cicatrize
Past Conditional
I would have cicatrized
you would have cicatrized
he/she/it would have cicatrized
we would have cicatrized
you would have cicatrized
they would have cicatrized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cicatrize - form a scar, after an injury; "the skin will cicatrize and it will heal soon"
pock, scar, pit, mark - mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
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