The softened mass is finally absorbed, and the walls of the cyst, or capsule around it, gradually collapse and form a cicatrix.
Even the cicatrix on his scalp was invisible, for his hair was made to cover it.
Simple ulcer and cancer may occur together in the same stomach, or cancer may develop in an ulcer or its cicatrix.
He then bit Fngs arm, and the latter waked up with the pain to find that the cicatrix on his arm was no longer there.
And, in either condition, the navel cord or its cicatrix remains, to testify to something anterior to both.
And he bared his breast as he spoke, to show the cicatrix of an old flesh-wound from a Highlander's bayonet. '
In one case (Donn) a cicatrix was found in the stomach of a child three years old.
The erosion under the crusts of eczema heals over more readily and without leaving a cicatrix.
He deposed that it was impossible to remove such a wen as had been described, without leaving a mark or cicatrix.
The formation and contraction of the cicatrix may cause various deformities of the stomach.
1640s, from Latin cicatrix (accusative cicatricem ) "a scar," of unknown origin. Earlier in English as cicatrice (mid-15c.). Related: cicatrical.
cicatrix cic·a·trix (sĭk'ə-trĭks', sĭ-kā'trĭks)
n. pl. cic·a·tri·ces (sĭk'ə-trī'sēz, sĭ-kā'trĭ-sēz')
A scar left by the formation of new connective tissue over a healing sore or wound.