What is another word for cicatrix?

1254 synonyms found


[ sɪkˈe͡ɪtɹɪks], [ sɪkˈe‍ɪtɹɪks], [ s_ɪ_k_ˈeɪ_t_ɹ_ɪ_k_s]

Cicatrix is a term used to describe a scar that has healed after an injury or wound. Other synonyms for cicatrix include keloid, scar tissue, healed wound, and blemish. Keloid refers to a raised, thick scar that forms at the site of an injury. Scar tissue is another term used to describe cicatrix, which is the fibrous tissue that forms in response to an injury or surgery. A healed wound is any injury or incision that has closed and left behind a scar. Blemish generally refers to any type of skin imperfection, including scars. All these terms are often used interchangeably to describe a cicatrix.

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What are the hypernyms for Cicatrix?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    lesion, mark, scar, area of post-inflammation, epithelialized skin wound, healed wound.

What are the opposite words for cicatrix?

Cicatrix, commonly known as a scar, represents the leftover mark after a wound has healed. While the majority of the related terms refer to healing, there are a few antonyms for cicatrix. These include perforation, open wound, and incision. Perforation refers to a hole or gap caused by a piercing or puncturing, which is the opposite of a cicatrix. Similarly, an open wound is an antonym, as it denotes a fresh injury that has not yet healed. Incision refers to a surgical cut, which can also be an opposite of cicatrix, as it represents the opening of the flesh rather than its healing.

What are the antonyms for Cicatrix?

Usage examples for Cicatrix

The softened mass is finally absorbed, and the walls of the cyst, or capsule around it, gradually collapse and form a cicatrix.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
Capsule 3-celled, each cell containing a globose seed with cicatrix.
"The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines"
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
The Left Bower lazily replaced a bandage that he had worn around his ankle for weeks without any apparent necessity, and the Judge scrutinized with tender solicitude the faded cicatrix of a scratch upon his arm.
"On the Frontier"
Bret Harte

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