scar


scar
Fibrous tissue replacing normal tissues destroyed by injury or disease. [G. eschara, scab]
- cigarette-paper scars atrophic scars in the skin at sites of minor lacerations over the knees, shins, and elbows of persons with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. SYN: papyraceous scars.
- hypertrophic s. an elevated s. resembling a keloid but which does not spread into surrounding tissues, is rarely painful, and regresses spontaneously; collagen bundles run parallel to the skin surface.
- papyraceous scars SYN: cigarette-paper scars.
- radial s. SYN: radial sclerosing lesion.
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sequence characterized amplified region; severe cutaneous adverse reactions; Society for Computer Application in Radiology

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scar 'skär n
1) a mark left (as in the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
2) a lasting emotional injury <psychological \scars>
scar vb, scarred; scar·ring vt to mark with a scar <scarred heart valves> vi
1) to form a scar
2) to become scarred

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n.
a permanent mark left after wound healing. A hypertrophic scar is an abnormal raised scar that tends to settle after a year or so, as distinct from a keloid, which is not only permanent but tends to extend beyond the original wound.

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(skahr) [Gr. eschara the scab or eschar on a wound caused by burning] 1. a mark remaining after the healing of a wound or other morbid process; called also cicatrix. 2. any of various manifestations of an earlier event.

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