Definition of Cicatrise

1. Verb. Form a scar, after an injury. "The skin will cicatrize and it will heal soon"

Exact synonyms: Cicatrize
Generic synonyms: Mark, Pit, Pock, Scar
Derivative terms: Cicatrix, Cicatrix



Definition of Cicatrise

1. Verb. (transitive) To heal a wound through scarring (by causing a scar or cicatrix to form). ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To form a scar. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cicatrise

cicatrectomy
cicatrice
cicatrices
cicatricial
cicatricial conjunctivitis
cicatricial ectropion
cicatricial entropion
cicatricial horn
cicatricle
cicatricles
cicatricotomy
cicatricula
cicatricule
cicatrisation
cicatrise (current term)
cicatrised
cicatrising
cicatrisive
cicatrix
cicatrixes
cicatrizant
cicatrizants
cicatrization
cicatrization atelectasis
cicatrizations
cicatrize
cicatrized
cicatrizes
cicatrizing

Literary usage of Cicatrise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lectures on the diseases of the lungs and heart by Thomas Davies (1835)
"Third, to cicatrise Ulcerations. — General Plan of Treatment. have thus, gentlemen, described the morbid anatomy of tubercles in the lungs : we now proceed ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1890)
"... contracts and draws the edges of the wound together, so that the sore may be considerably diminished in size even before it has commenced to cicatrise. ..."

3. Elements of Physiology by Joh. Müller (1843)
"Solutions of continuity in glands cicatrise, it is true; but the new substance has not the ... Wounds of the pregnant uterus cicatrise very quickly; ..."

4. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1882)
"Just as the wound began to cicatrise the main fold began to ulcerate, and has now all the appearance of a limited lupoid ulceration. ..."

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