cicatrix

[ sik-uh-triks, si-key-triks ]SEE DEFINITION OF cicatrix
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Each tribe has its peculiar fashion as to the position and form of the cicatrix.

Cicatrix, the scar left by the fall of a leaf or other organ.

Even the cicatrix on his scalp was invisible, for his hair was made to cover it.

However, save for a cicatrix to mark the trifling occurrence, he was unharmed.

The sound was then removed, and a short bougie inserted, so as to pass beyond the cicatrix.

The presence of a cicatrix on the left temple (This is a most irrefutable proof of insanity).

When he let go, the latter had already sunk into the skin, and nothing was to be seen but a cicatrix well healed over.

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.

And he bared his breast as he spoke, to show the cicatrix of an old flesh-wound from a Highlander's bayonet. '

The erosion under the crusts of eczema heals over more readily and without leaving a cicatrix.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from Latin cicatrix (accusative cicatricem ) "a scar," of unknown origin. Earlier in English as cicatrice (mid-15c.). Related: cicatrical.

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