cicatrix


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cicatrix

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

cicatrix

[′sik·ə‚triks]
(biology)
A scarlike mark, usually caused by previous attachment of a part or organ.
(medicine)
The connective-tissue scar formed at the site of a healing wound.
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Mitomycin-C in the treatment of tracheal cicatrix after tracheal reconstruction.
Delayed complications included two hematometra due to cervical cicatrix 4-6 weeks from surgery, which was managed by dilation under ultrasound guidance.
The relatively thick siphuncle of Dawsonoceras resembles that of pseudorthocerids, but the spherical apex with missing cicatrix and growth lines developed on the apical part of the shell clearly suggests the position of the family Dawsonoceratidae Flower within Orthocerida (Kroger & Isakar 2006).
MORGAN'S fiction has appeared in Willard & Maple, The Distillery, Pearl, Spire, The South Dakota Review, Mars Hill Review, Licking River Review, Schuylkill Valley Journal, Cadillac Cicatrix, Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, Permafrost, Interim, Innisfree, Talon Magazine, and other magazines.