Definitions for: Cicatrix


[n] a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue



Webster (1913) Definition: Ci*ca"trix, n.; pl. Cicatrices. [L.] (Med.)
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.

Synonyms: cicatrice, scar

See Also: callus, cheloid, keloid, sword-cut, symptom, vaccination


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