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cicatrix


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cicatrix  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cicatrix 
  n  :  a  mark  left  by  the  healing  of  injured  tissue  [syn:  {scar},  {cicatrice}] 




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