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noun
connective tissue that has contracted and become dense and fibrous.
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Also called cicatricial tissue.

Origin of scar tissue

First recorded in 1870–75

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Medical definitions for scar tissue

scar tissue

n.
Dense, fibrous connective tissue that forms over a healed wound or cut.
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