New tissue that forms over a wound and later contracts into a scar.

That giant cicatrix on Padma Lakshmi’s arm is oddly attractive to me.

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“Cicatrix.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/cicatrix. Accessed 18 June 2024.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “cicatrix”, accessed June 18, 2024, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/cicatrix.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Cicatrix. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/cicatrix

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