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cicatrix

cic·a·trix

cicatrix

 
pronunciation:
sI k trihks [or] sih keI trihks
part of speech: noun
inflections: cicatrices
definition 1: tissue that forms over a fresh wound and eventually contracts into a scar; scar tissue.
definition 2: the scar left when a stem or branch is detached from its parent tree or plant.