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Related to cicatrix: keloid
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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A scarlike mark, usually caused by previous attachment of a part or organ.
The connective-tissue scar formed at the site of a healing wound.
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