cicatrize (cicatrizes, present participle cicatrizing; past and past participle cicatrized)

  1. (intransitive) to form a scar
    • 1897, Bram Stoker, Dracula (Chapter XIV)
      As for myself, I was settling down to my work with the enthusiasm which I used to have for it, so that I might fairly have said that the wound which poor Lucy left on me was becoming cicatrized.
  2. (transitive) to treat or heal a wound by causing a scar or cicatrix to form
    • The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night
      The stump was dipped in boiling oil to cicatrize the wound.
  • German: vernarben
  • Russian: рубцеваться

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