And Hagel was changed, in large measure, because he bore within him intellectual (and physical) scar tissue from Vietnam.
Norman survived a six-hour operation in early October 2007 to remove the scar tissue on his lungs.
Patches of scar tissue with scales in irregular sizes, shapes and patterns characterized such injuries.
The ridges of scar tissue were plain against his tanned skin.
Jay twisted his fingers together and ran his thumb, in a new gesture, over the ridge of scar tissue along the knuckles.
The gaps in the muscle tissue that are produced by injuries are filled up by a kind of connective tissue known as scar tissue.
At any level in the intestinal tract hemorrhage may take place, with the resulting pigmentation and scar tissue formation.
Ordinary cirrhosis, the scar tissue perfectly plain; the lime-salts deposited in the wasting muscles of the heart.
At the proximal end there forms a bulbous swelling, which becomes adherent to the scar tissue.
New connective tissue also grows in these areas, so that in healing cases a marked formation of scar tissue will be found.
scar tissue n.
Dense, fibrous connective tissue that forms over a healed wound or cut.