Definition of cicatrize in English:

cicatrize

Line breaks: cica|trize
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪkətrʌɪz
 
/
(also cicatrise)

verb

  • (With reference to a wound) heal by scar formation: [no object]: his wound had cicatrized
    More example sentences
    • This oil appears to be one of the most effective, naturally occurring, cicatrizing agents.
    • Oil of Tamanu appears to be one of the most effective known cicatrizing agents in nature.
    • In the middle ages, pastel leaves were applied in poultice for their cicatrising virtues.

Derivatives

cicatrization

Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French cicatriser, from cicatrice 'scar' (see cicatrix).

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