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cic·a·trix / ˈsikəˌtriks/ (also cic·a·trice / -ˌtris/ ) • n. (pl. cic·a·tri·ces / ˌsikəˈtrīsēz; səˈkātrəˌsēz/ ) the scar of a healed wound. ∎  a scar on the bark of a tree. ∎ Bot. a mark on a stem left after a leaf or other part has become detached. DERIVATIVES: cic·a·tri·cial / ˌsikəˈtrishəl/ adj.

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