Variant of cicatrix
- Med. the contracted fibrous tissue at the place where a wound has healed; scar
- the scar left on a stem where a branch, leaf, etc. was once attached
- the mark left where a wound has healed on a tree or plant
- hilum (sense 2a)
Origin: Middle English cicatrice ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin cicatrix, a scar
- cicatricial adjective
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