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".
Trapped penis usually is treated by lysis of the cicatrix or formal reconstruction, noted Dr.
These procedures included serial excisions of the mass in order to reduce the likelihood of subsequent cicatrix. Excision was performed via coldsteel dissection and with a laryngeal microdebrider.
The scar itself is intimately connected with Celanire's identity, and the folded layers of cicatrix exert the attractive and repulsive powers of the female sexual organ.