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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The collection's name CICATRIX, is defined as "the scar of a healed wound".
Of the 14 infants, only three required a formal repair in the operating room for persistence of the cicatrix, Dr.
These procedures included serial excisions of the mass in order to reduce the likelihood of subsequent cicatrix.