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cicatrix (n.)

"a scar or scar-like mark," 1640s, from Latin cicatrix (accusative cicatricem ) "a scar," which is of unknown origin. Earlier in English as cicatrice (mid-15c.). The classical plural is cicacitres. Related: cicatrical, cicatrize, cicatrization.

updated on December 08, 2017

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Definitions of cicatrix from WordNet

cicatrix (n.)
a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue;
Synonyms: scar / cicatrice
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