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- n. a scar
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cicatrix.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A scar; a seam or elevation of flesh remaining after a wound or ulcer is healed: also extended to scars on the bark of trees. See cicatrix.
- n. Mark; impression.
- n. A cicatrix, in any sense.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
I remember my favourite English teacher talking about the word 'cicatrice' from My Brother Jack, and how she had looked it up in the dictionary to discover it was the most perfect word in the context it was used.
I tried to spot the swelling on the photos but wasn't quite sure, so, tell me: is “la piqûre d'abeille” on the same cheek as “la cicatrice”?
I must go back, I have this cicatrice, scarifice to make.
I saw a man struggle with a pick axe to remove the carefully built stone edging with its squared, level surfaces; I heard the rocks thrown in the back of a truck and hauled away; and now I can see the flattened round expanse of dirt that remains like a smoothed over cicatrice.
The Jewish operator, after snipping off the foreskin, rips up the prepuce with his sharp thumb-nails so that the external cutis does not retract far from the internal; and the wound, when healed, shows a narrow ring of cicatrice.
Sur ma radio on peut voir cette grosse cicatrice sur mon poumon c rigolo!
After her hearing improved he still continued to examine the cicatrice from time to time, pretending to note the speed with which it was disappearing.
Miss Travers, it appeared, had been burnt low down on her neck when a child: the cicatrice could still be seen, though it was gradually disappearing.
Pis aussi faut que je vous montre ma belle cicatrice a l'oeil droit a cause de mon piercing a l'arcade que j'ai du enlever!!
Cette procédure est effectuée sous anesthésie locale, avec quasi-absence de douleur et aucune cicatrice visible.