cicatricial

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cicatrix +‎ -ial

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cicatricial (not comparable)

  1. Caused by a scar.
    • 1891, Peter Charles Remondino, History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present[1]:
      It required a secondary operation to overcome some cicatricial contraction, and, on the whole, he had a very serviceable prepuce; but, what was more to the point, it prevented his ever being mistaken for a Turk.
    • 1901, George Henry Makins, Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900[2]:
      This was apparently the result of the difficulty of isolating the vessels in the tangled mass of clot and cicatricial tissue surrounding them, and is a strong argument against too early interference.
    • 1916, United States Department of Agriculture, Special Report on Diseases of the Horse[3]:
      Under the most favorable circumstances a period of from six weeks to two months will be necessary for the treatment, before the formation of the cicatricial callus and the establishment of a firm union between the tendinous stumps.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French cicatriciel.

Adjective[edit]

cicatricial m or n (feminine singular cicatricială, masculine plural cicatriciali, feminine and neuter plural cicatriciale)

  1. cicatricial

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cicatriz +‎ -al.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θikatɾiˈθjal/ [θi.ka.t̪ɾiˈθjal]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /sikatɾiˈsjal/ [si.ka.t̪ɾiˈsjal]
  • Rhymes: -al
  • Hyphenation: ci‧ca‧tri‧cial

Adjective[edit]

cicatricial (plural cicatriciales)

  1. cicatrical
  2. (relational) scar

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