(also cicatrice /-ˌtris/)
Definition of cicatrix in English:
noun (plural cicatrices /ˌsikəˈtrīsēz, səˈkātrəˌsēz/)
1The scar of a healed wound.
- The pattern of the scars or cicatrices - imitating a crocodile's ridged scales - on the upper torsos of some older men indicate them as members of the crocodile clan.
- He made observations regarding initiation cicatrices, the fact that the teeth of male initiands were not removed (unlike tribes on the mainland).
- You're turning the colour of those chicken-white cicatrices across the skin of your inner wrists.
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