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scarification

 [skar″ĭ-fĭ-ka´shun]
production in the skin of many small superficial scratches or punctures, as for introduction of vaccine. Erroneously used to mean scarring.

scar·i·fi·ca·tion

(skar'i-fi-kā'shŭn),
The making of a number of superficial incisions in the skin.
[L. scarifico, to scratch, fr. G. skariphos, a style for sketching]

scarification

/scar·i·fi·ca·tion/ (skar″ĭ-fĭ-ka´shun) production in the skin of many small superficial scratches or punctures, as for introduction of vaccine.

scarification

[sker′ifikā′shən]
Etymology: L, scarifare, to scratch open
multiple superficial scratches or incisions in the skin, such as those made for the introduction of a vaccine. The term is erroneously used to mean "producing a scar."

scar·i·fi·ca·tion

(skahr'i-fi-kā'shŭn)
The making of a number of superficial incisions in the skin.
[L. scarifico, to scratch, fr. G. skariphos, a style for sketching]

scarification

An obsolete operation in which numerous small cuts were made in the skin so as to increase the blood flow in the underlying tissues.

scarification

roughening of an eschar surface

scarification (skar·ˈ·fi·kāˑ·shn),

n the process of repeatedly scratching or puncturing the skin superficially before the introduction of a vaccine.

scarification

production in the skin of many small superficial scratches or punctures, as for introduction of vaccine. Erroneously used to mean scarring.
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