Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Definitions for cicatrix
- New tissue that forms over a wound.
- Botany. A scar left by a fallen leaf, seed, etc.
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Citations for cicatrix
A new relationship can develop. But the cicatrix of the old one remains. And nothing grows on a cicatrix. Nothing grows through it.
He discriminates also very properly between the cicatrix, which is produced by the healing of wounds which have penetrated the cutis, and those in which the surface only is affected.
Origin of cicatrix
Cicatrix is derived from the Latin word cicatrix meaning "scar." The Latin word has no clear origin.