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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cicatrization (Med) The process of forming a cicatrix, or the state of being cicatrized.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cicatrization The process of healing (as a wound) or forming a cicatrice, or the state of being healed, cicatrized, or skinned over. Also spelled cicatrisation.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. cicatrisation,


In literature:

The wound which years had scarcely cicatrized bled afresh, and oh, how bitterly!
"Vanity Fair" by William Makepeace Thackeray
The rectal opening gradually cicatrized, the sac became obliterated, and the woman left the hospital well.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
His wound was entirely cicatrized.
"In Search of the Castaways" by Jules Verne
But time has cicatrized the wounded heart.
"The Christmas Books" by William Makepeace Thackeray
A wound that, I fear, will never cicatrize.
"Lizzy Glenn" by T. S. Arthur
As a result of this we have a wound showing various aspects of cicatrization.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot" by Harry Caulton Reeks
The wound is at that time, as a general thing, completely cicatrized.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
In the course of five or six days the wound was cicatrized and a cure performed.
"Three Thousand Years of Mental Healing" by George Barton Cutten
There is very little evidence of small-cell infiltration or the formation of cicatrical tissue.
"Glaucoma" by Various
You would thus heal the wound, not cicatrize it.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
Near me sat a young officer in undress uniform, with a cicatrized bullet wound in his cheek.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol 2, No 6, December 1862" by Various
The Bangalas practice cicatrization to an elaborate extent.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
The wounds of the social war were scarcely cicatrized, and the peace had left the allies imperfectly satisfied.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 of 8" by Various
As a vulnerary, tobacco was used by the Indians, and physicians say that it promotes the cicatrization and healing of inveterate ulcers.
"The American Quarterly Review, No. 17, March 1831" by Various
No haemorrhage ensued, and the wound cicatrized.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
This Ointment is of singular Use to cleanse Ulcers; as also to mundifie, cicatrize, and consolidate all sorts of Wounds.
"The Compleat Surgeon, or the Whole Art of Surgery Explain'd in a Most Familiar Method" by Charles Gabriel Le Clerc
The wound had become cicatrized, leaving the bone in this position.
"The Frontier Angel" by Edward S. Ellis
Stricture of the pylorus and consequent dilatation of the stomach may be caused by the cicatrization of an ulcer.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
The marks left by this malady when cicatrized might easily be mistaken for those of inoculation.
"Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume II" by Karl Ritter von Scherzer
Indeed, the same gland may sometimes be found ulcerating at one side while cicatrization is going on at the other.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various