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
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How to use cicatrix in a sentence
The presence of a cicatrix on the left temple (This is a most irrefutable proof of insanity).
In the latter instance it is very liable to carry iris into the wound, and a cystoid cicatrix results.
The wound had healed by first intention and at that time so little cicatrix remained that it was difficult to find it.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
Habitual spasms of the muscles and a cicatrix from a severe burn have permanently modified the facial bones.
The lid is first freed by dividing all the cicatricial bands, or, if only a small cicatrix be present, by excising that.