- Physiology. to heal by inducing the formation of a cicatrix.
- to become healed by the formation of a cicatrix.
Origin of cicatrize
Examples from the Web for cicatrize
Historical Examples of cicatrize
Humility is also a healing virtue; it will cicatrize a thousand wounds, which pride would keep for ever open.Lectures on Art
The wound is beginning to cicatrize, and generates laudable pus.The Evil Eye; Or, The Black Spector
There are certain pains that nothing can alleviate, nor heal, and there are wounds that nothing can cicatrize.Current History, A Monthly Magazine
New York Times
- (of a wound or defect in tissue) to close or be closed by scar formation; heal
- To heal by forming scar tissue.