• (RP, GA) IPA: /ˈsɪ.kəˌtɹɪks/, /sɪˈkeɪ.tɹɪks/

cicatrix (plural cicatrixes or cicatrices)

  1. A scar that remains after the development of new tissue over a recovering wound or sore (also used figuratively).
    • 1938, Herbert Xavier, Capricornia, Chapter II, p. 21,
      He stopped to stare at two old men who sat beside the fire, naked and daubed with red and white ochre and adorned about arms and legs and breasts with elaborate systems of cicatrix.

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