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Definition of the noun cicatrix

What does cicatrix mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: cicatrices / cicatrixes (less preferred form)

  1. a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonyms of cicatrix: cicatrice / scar
    • more generic word: symptom = any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
    • more specific words:
      • callus = bony tissue formed during the healing of a fractured bone
      • cheloid / keloid = raised pinkish scar tissue at the site of an injury
      • pockmark = a scar or pit on the skin that is left by a pustule of smallpox or acne or other eruptive disease
      • sword-cut = a scar from a cut made by a sword
      • vaccination = the scar left following inoculation with a vaccine

Alternative definition of the noun cicatrix


  1. A scar that remains after the development of new tissue over a recovering wound or sore.


Cicatrix is a record label.

Phrases with cicatrix

  1. Codium Cicatrix
  2. Epicauta cicatrix
  3. species Epicauta cicatrix

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for cicatrix

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Google previewA New Pronouncing Dictionary of Medicine (1892)

Being a Voluminous and Exhaustive Hand-book of Medical and Scientific Terminology, with Phonetic Pronunciation, Accentuation, Etymology, Etc by John Marie Keating

CHRYSOPHANIC—CICATRIX. tonsurans, and other cutaneous dis-' white or milky fluid, consisting of the , fatty matter of aliment, in a condition See! CICATRIZATION—CINCHONIDINJE. CINCHONINjE—CIRCULUS. ~anterior cerebral and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia medica (1902)

by Chalmers Watson

The cicatrix thus formed, however, is found to be weak, and very liable to break down again. In view of the much more satisfactory results obtained by processes no more difficult to carry out, this method is but seldom employed and is not to be ...

Google previewThe international encyclopedia of surgery (1895)

a systematic treatise on the theory and practice of surgery by John Ashhurst

Of late years the tendency among authors has been to disregard the distinction formerly drawn so closely between true or spontaneous keloid and the false keloid or hypertrophied cicatrix. There is a certain slight histological difference ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

cicatricial scar [L, cicatrix, scar; Gk, eschara, scab], a fibrous scar that remains after a wound has healed. cicatricial stenosis [L, cicatrix, scar; Gk, stenos, narrow, osis, condition] , the narrowing of ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

cicatricial pemphigoid [L, cicatrix, scar; Gk, pemphix, blister or bubble; eidos, form ], a benign, chronic, usually bilateral, subepidermal blistering disease chiefly involving the mucous membranes, especially those of the mouth and eye. It heals ...

Google previewThe Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary (1882)

by John Ogilvie

cicatrix] 1. A scar; a little seam or elevation of flesh remaining after a wound or ulcer is healed. — 2. Mark ; impression. [Rare.] Lean but upon a rush. The cicatrice and capable uupressure Thy palm some moments keeps. Shak.

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Scrabble value of C3I1C3A1T1R1I1X8

The value of this 8-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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