Definition of cicatrix:
More accurate information is gained from the use of the catheter than from Politzer's inflation, and it is the safer method to employ when a cicatrix or atrophied patch exists in the tympanic membrane, as by the latter method rupture of these areas might occur.- "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.", Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson.
- "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure", William Thomas Fernie.
His hand trembled on his stick: his face flushed hotly beneath its mask of dust and sweat, and upon the flush a cicatrix- the mark of a healed bullet- wound- showed up for the moment on his left cheek, white as if branded there.- "The Mayor of Troy", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.