cicatrize

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From cicatrix +‎ -ize.

Verb[edit]

cicatrize (third-person singular simple present cicatrizes, present participle cicatrizing, simple past and past participle cicatrized)

  1. (intransitive) To form a scar.
    • 1897, Bram Stoker, chapter 14, in Dracula, New York, N.Y.: Modern Library, OCLC 688657546:
      As for myself, I was settling down to my work with the enthusiasm which I used to have for it, so that I might fairly have said that the wound which poor Lucy left on me was becoming cicatrized.
  2. (transitive) To treat or heal (a wound) by causing a scar or cicatrix to form.
    • The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night
      The stump was dipped in boiling oil to cicatrize the wound.

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  • Hyphenation: ci‧ca‧tri‧ze

Verb[edit]

cicatrize

  1. inflection of cicatrizar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative