Definition of Scar tissue

1. Noun. The connective tissue that forms a scar; consists of fibroblasts in new scars and collagen fibers in old scars.

Generic synonyms: Connective Tissue
Specialized synonyms: Adhesion



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scar Tissue

scapulodynia
scapulohumeral
scapulohumeral atrophy
scapulohumeral reflex
scapulomancy
scapuloperiosteal reflex
scapulopexy
scapus
scapus pili
scar
scar cancer
scar cancer of the lungs
scar carcinoma
scar tissue (current term)
scarab
scarab beetle
scarabaean
scarabaei
scarabaeid
scarabaeid beetle
scarabaeoid
scarabaeus
scarabaeuses
scarabee
scarabees
scarablike
scaraboid
scarabs

Literary usage of Scar tissue

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

1. Operative gynecology by Harry Sturgeon Crossen (1917)
"Vesico-vaginal fistula -with extensive scar-tissue union of bladder to vagina. In certain cases the bladder wall and vaginal wall arc so firmly united by ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"Spaeth, EB : The Correction of scar tissue Deformities by Epithelial Grafts: ... Spaeth reports 5 cases in which scar tissue deformities were corrected by ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Dermatology: Designed for Students and by William Allen Pusey (1911)
"Colloid Degeneration in Granulation and scar tissue ... u : in one it occurred in scar tissue. Degeneration of Elastic Tissue * Under the title " A New Form ..."

4. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for advanced students and practitioners by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1916)
"Scar; Scar-tissue; FT., Cicatrice; Ger., Narbe. Definition. ... On the other hand, the scar-tissue formation, instead of ceasing at the point of ..."

5. An Introduction to pathology and morbid anatomy by Thomas Henry Green (1889)
"This new connective tissue is called inflammatory or scar-tissue. ... This contraction of scar-tissue may produce most serious results, such as the gravest ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"When we considered the fact that this scar tissue had been produced in the ... The scar tissue was the direct result of the severing of the sheath of the ..."

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