1. a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
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  • Prolonged stretching with oversized intubation tubes following excision or cauterization may sometimes be successful, but laryngostomy is usually required to combat the vicious contraction of luetic cicatrices. Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery
  • He remembers how his father, a farmer, bore his own scars, a mesh of cicatrices across his shoulder blades.
  • I tried to spot the swelling on the photos but wasn't quite sure, so, tell me: is “la piqûre d'abeille” on the same cheek as “la cicatrice”? Enflure - French Word-A-Day
  • It is usually, indeed, the minor poetry of an age which keeps most distinctly the "cicatrice and capable impressure" of a passing literary fashion. A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century
  • I remember my favourite English teacher talking about the word 'cicatrice' from My Brother Jack, and how she had looked it up in the dictionary to discover it was the most perfect word in the context it was used. Archive 2006-09-01
  • The pattern of the scars or cicatrices - imitating a crocodile's ridged scales - on the upper torsos of some older men indicate them as members of the crocodile clan.
  • The Jewish operator, after snipping off the foreskin, rips up the prepuce with his sharp thumb-nails so that the external cutis does not retract far from the internal; and the wound, when healed, shows a narrow ring of cicatrice. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • The tattoo was remarkable as amongst the tribes of the lower Zambeze. 57 There were waistcoats, epaulettes, braces and cross-belts of huge welts, and raised polished lumps which must have cost not a little suffering; the skin is pinched up between the fingers and sawn across with a bluntish knife, the deeper the better; various plants are used as styptics, and the proper size of the cicatrice is maintained by constant pressure, which makes the flesh protrude from the wound. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo
  • GREVILLEA (CYCLOPTERA?) lineata, foliis indivisis lineari-ens formibus enerviis subter striis decem paucioribus elevatis uniformibus interstitia bis-terve latitudine superantibus, cicatrice insertionis latiore quam longa utrinque obtusa, racemis terminalibus alternis, pistillis semuncia brevioribus stigmate conico. Expedition into Central Australia
  • He compressed between 2 fingers the flesh circumjacent to a cicatrice in the left infracostal region below the diaphragm resulting from a sting inflicted 2 weeks and 3 days previously (23 May 1904) by a bee. Ulysses
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