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Dense fibrous connective tissue that forms over a healed wound or cut.
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connective tissue that has contracted and become dense and fibrous, forming a scar.
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|Noun||1.||scar tissue - the connective tissue that forms a scar; consists of fibroblasts in new scars and collagen fibers in old scars|
connective tissue - tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments
adhesion - a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures
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