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1. Causing or favoring cicatrization.
2. An agent with such action.


(sĭk-ăt′rĭ-zănt) [L. cicatrix, scar]
Favoring or causing cicatrization; an agent that aids in scar formation.

cicatrizant (siˑ·k tri·znt),

n a substance that enhances the formation of scar tissue.
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Aqueous extracts of Croton urucurana (Sangra D'agua), a plant popularly considered a cicatrizant, were analyzed for anti-Bothrops jararaca venom activity.
1989) Taspine is the cicatrizant principle in Sangre de Grado extracted from Croton lechleri, Planta Medica 55 (2): 140-143
Vaiberg A, Milla M, Planas M, Cordova J, de Agusti E, Ferreyra R, Mustiga M, Carlin L, Hammond G (1988) Taspine is the cicatrizant in Sangre de Drago extracted from Croton lechleri.