cicatrix

Definitions:

  • A scar left by the formation of new connective tissue over a healing sore or wound.
  • A cicatrice or scar.
  • In <em>conchology</em>, the impression or mark of the muscular or ligamentous attachment in a bivalve shell; the ciborium.
  • In <em>entomology</em>, a small, roughened, or depressed space on a surface, resembling a scar.
  • In <em>botany</em>, the mark of attachment of a seed or leaf.
  • The pellicle which forms over a wound or breach of continuity and completes the process of healing in the latter, and which subsequently contracts and becomes white, forming the scar.
  • A <xref>scar</xref> that remains after the <xref>development</xref> of new <xref>tissue</xref> over a <xref>recovering</xref> <xref>wound</xref> or <xref>sore</xref> (also used figuratively).
  • a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
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