Pronunciation: (sik'u-triks, si-kā'triks), [key]
—pl. cic•a•tri•cesPronunciation: (sik"u-trī'sēz). [key]
1. Physiol.new tissue that forms over a wound and later contracts into a scar.
2. Bot.a scar left by a fallen leaf, seed, etc. Also,cic•a•tricePronunciation: (sik'u-tris). [key]
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