Skip to Content

scar

Pronunciation: skar

Definition: Fibrous tissue replacing normal tissues destroyed by injury or disease or divided after an incision.

[G. eschara, scab]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide