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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
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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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Luego de 120 dias la lesion no presentaba tejido de granulacion exuberante y se constato formacion de epitelio cicatricial (Figura 4-B y C).
The trophoblastic invasion of a pregnancy implanted on a cicatricial uterus is a situation that has been on the rise in recent years due to the increase in obstetric scars.
Cicatricial ectropion occurs when relative shortening of the anterior lamellar leads to eversion of the eyelid away from the globe.
* Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia predominandy affects black women and is characterized by circular hair loss of the vertex, with perifollicular inflammation and scarring.
Indications for ultrasound-guided FB removal were as follows: FB was retained in the soft tissue for various reasons; the FB was visible on ultrasound with an apparent safe-guided access;[sup][2] the FB was located in the subcutaneous soft tissue a distance of <30 mm from the skin; and the patient did not want the FB to be surgically removed or patient was with cicatricial diathesis.
Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) is a term coined by the North American Hair Research Society (NAHRS) to describe a scarring hair loss, present on the vertex of the scalp that spreads peripherally.
The patient's acne fulminans gradually cleared within 3 months and healed, leaving a cicatricial scar on both lateral jaws.
Cicatricial lower lid ectropion is characterized by vertical shortening and/or scarring of the anterior lamella of eyelid and can be the result of thermal or chemical burns, mechanical or surgical trauma/scars, medications, sun damage, chronic inflammation, and involutional changes [1, 2].
Cicatricial alopecias, or scarring alopecias, are a group of hair loss disorders that are characterized by the permanent destruction of pilosebaceous units.