noun, plural cic·a·tri·ces [sik-uh-trahy-seez]. /ˌsɪk əˈtraɪ siz/.
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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
Example sentences from the Web for cicatrix
In cicatricial stenosis from the effects of caustic substances, such measures may be undertaken with much less consideration.
In severe cases the median and ulnar nerves are also the seat of cicatricial changes (ischæmic neuritis).Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Cases may recover without important sequel, but stricture very often results from cicatricial complications.
Cancerous stenosis of the cardia is to be distinguished from cicatricial stenosis in this situation.
Next in frequency are cicatricial growths resulting from simple ulcer involving the pyloric region.