A scar. [L.]
- brain c. a scarring of the brain resulting from injury (reactive gliosis), characterized by proliferation of mesodermal (vascular) and ectodermal (glial) elements. SEE ALSO: isomorphous gliosis.
- filtering c. SYN: filtering bleb.
- meningocerebral c. scarring and adhesions involving contiguous brain and meninges; typically caused by head injury.
- vicious c. a c. that by its contraction causes a deformity.

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ci·ca·trix 'sik-ə-.triks, sə-'kā-triks n, pl ci·ca·tri·ces .sik-ə-'trī-(.)sēz, sə-'kā-trə-.sēz a scar resulting from formation and contraction of fibrous tissue in a flesh wound

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cic·a·trix (sĭ-kaґtriks) (sikґə-triks) pl. cicaґtrices [L.] scar (def. 1).

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