onyxis

onyxis

[oh-nik-sis]
noun Pathology.
an ingrowing of a fingernail or toenail.

Origin:
< Greek onych- (stem of ónyx) nail (see onyx) + -sis

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onyxis

noun
toenail having its free tip or edges embedded in the surrounding flesh [syn: ingrown toenail
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