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cicatrix


cicatrix [sik-uh-triks, si-key-triks] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural cic·a·tri·ces [sik-uh-trahy-seez] /ˌsɪk əˈtraɪ siz/.

  1. Physiology. new tissue that forms over a wound and later contracts into a scar.
  2. Botany. a scar left by a fallen leaf, seed, etc.

Also cic·a·trice [sik-uh-tris] /ˈsɪk ə trɪs/. Origin of cicatrix 1350–1400; Middle English Latin: scarRelated formscic·a·tri·cial [sik-uh-trish-uh l] /ˌsɪk əˈtrɪʃ əl/, adjectiveci·cat·ri·cose [si-ka-tri-kohs, sik-uh-] /sɪˈkæ trɪˌkoʊs, ˈsɪk ə-/, adjective Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for cicatricial Historical Examples of cicatricial

  • Cicatricial sequel of stricture require surgical interference.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II

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  • The most frequent sequel in neglected cases is cicatricial stricture.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II

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  • The passage of dilators, as in stricture of cicatricial origin, is very hazardous.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II

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  • Cicatricial strictures from caustic substances may be in the form of bands, rings, or longitudinal stripes or folds.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II

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  • Cases may recover without important sequel, but stricture very often results from cicatricial complications.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II

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  • British Dictionary definitions for cicatricial cicatrix noun plural cicatrices (ˌsɪkəˈtraɪsiːz)

    1. the tissue that forms in a wound during healing; scar
    2. a scar on a plant indicating the former point of attachment of a part, esp a leaf

    Derived Formscicatricial (ˌsɪkəˈtrɪʃəl), adjectivecicatricose (sɪˈkætrɪˌkəʊs, ˈsɪkə-), adjectiveWord Origin for cicatrix C17: from Latin: scar, of obscure origin Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for cicatricial cicatrix n.

    1640s, from Latin cicatrix (accusative cicatricem ) “a scar,” of unknown origin. Earlier in English as cicatrice (mid-15c.). Related: cicatrical.

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper cicatricial in Medicine cicatrix [sĭk′ə-trĭks′, sĭ-kā′trĭks] n. pl. cic•a•tri•ces (sĭk′ə-trī′sēz, sĭ-kā′trĭ-sēz′)

    1. A scar left by the formation of new connective tissue over a healing sore or wound.

    Related formscic′a•tri′cial (sĭk′ə-trĭsh′əl) null adj. The American Heritage® Stedman’s Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

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