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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. Mixogaster Cicatrix
  4. Homaloxestis Cicatrix
  5. Species Codium Cicatrix
  6. species Epicauta cicatrix
  7. Species Homaloxestis Cicatrix

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cicatrix

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Google previewEquine Emergency and Critical Care Medicine (2014)

by Louise Southwood, Pamela A. Wilkins

Cicatrix is a regional disease, mainly restricted to the Texas panhandle region, but may be seen elsewhere in the southwestern US.

Definition/overview A cicatrix is a transverse circumferential scar within the nasopharynx. Affected horses ...

Google previewAn Atlas of the Commoner Skin Diseases (2013)

With 147 Plates Reproduced by Direct Colour Photography from the Living Subject by Henry C. G. Semon

The delicate white cicatrix is the result of Finsen light treatment, and at its left and central upper margin are two active lupus nodules. These are present in considerable numbers on the right side of the nose below the reddish scar, and demand ...

Google previewBritish Medical Journal (1889)

The cicatrix is a product of the body; it is a modified form of areolar tissue produced after accident, and intended not to kill, but to heal, to repair; and therefore it is a part of the frame, and is likely to contain its little channel and paths throu h ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

See cicatrix. cicatricial alopecia ...

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 previewA dictionary of quotations from various authors in ancient and modern languages (1831)

by Hugh Moore

Tempore ducetur longo fortasse cicatrix ; Horrent admotas vulnera cruda manus. Ovid. — " A wound may, through time, be closed, but, when fresh, it cannot bear the touch." This applies especially to affliction. — M.D. 4167. Tempore felici multi ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

See cicatrix. cicatricial alopecia /sisətrish′′əl/, a form ...

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Cicatrix Meaning

Video shows what cicatrix means. A scar that remains after the development of new tissue over a recovering wound or sore .. Cicatrix Meaning. How to ...

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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