noun, plural cic·a·tri·ces [sik-uh-trahy-seez] /ˌsɪk əˈtraɪ siz/.
Origin of cicatrix
Examples from the Web for 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.
The wound is then stitched up, and a very rapid cure generally results with very little deformity, as the cicatrix is in shadow.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery|Joseph Bell
Cicatrix horns are formed by the heaping up of epidermis in the scars that result from burns.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
A new arm is formed at the cicatrix before the next breeding season.
The cicatrix resulting from a wound depends upon its situation.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology|W. G. Aitchison Robertson
British Dictionary definitions for cicatrix
noun plural cicatrices (ˌsɪkəˈtraɪsiːz)
Word Origin for cicatrix
Word Origin and History for cicatrix
1640s, from Latin cicatrix (accusative cicatricem ) "a scar," of unknown origin. Earlier in English as cicatrice (mid-15c.). Related: cicatrical.