Origin of cicatrix
OTHER WORDS FROM cicatrixcic·a·tri·cial [sik-uh-trish-uhl], /ˌsɪk əˈtrɪʃ əl/, adjectiveci·cat·ri·cose [si-ka-tri-kohs, sik-uh-], /sɪˈkæ trɪˌkoʊs, ˈsɪk ə-/, adjective
How to use cicatrix in a sentence
Any cicatricial tissue which may be present around the fistula should be treated by submucous division.
In order to obviate the cicatricial contraction some surgeons cover the area with a graft of mucous membrane.
The lid is first freed by dividing all the cicatricial bands, or, if only a small cicatrix be present, by excising that.
Stenosis, however, may occur from cicatricial contraction if the operation has been incompletely performed.
The cicatricial site of a previous patch is rarely again attacked.