Scar vs Strictureplasty - What's the difference?

scar | strictureplasty |


As nouns the difference between scar and strictureplasty

is that scar is a permanent mark on the skin sometimes caused by the healing of a wound or scar can be a cliff or scar can be a marine food fish, the scarus or parrotfish while strictureplasty is (surgery) the surgical removal of part of the bowel affected by scar tissue.

As a verb scar

is to mark the skin permanently.

scar

English

(wikipedia scar)

Etymology 1

Conflation of (etyl) . More at shard.

Noun

(en noun)
  • A permanent mark on the skin sometimes caused by the healing of a wound.
  • Synonyms
    * cicatrice

    Verb

    (scarr)
  • To mark the skin permanently.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Yet I'll not shed her blood; / Nor scar that whiter skin of hers than snow.
  • To form a scar.
  • (figurative) To affect deeply in a traumatic manner.
  • Seeing his parents die in a car crash scarred him for life.

    Derived terms

    * scar tissue

    See also

    * birthmark

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) sker.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A cliff.
  • A rock in the sea breaking out from the surface of the water.
  • Etymology 3

    (etyl) (lena) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A marine food fish, the scarus or parrotfish.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Anagrams

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    strictureplasty

    English

    Noun

  • (surgery) The surgical removal of part of the bowel affected by scar tissue.