anonychia

anonychia

[an-uh-nik-ee-uh]
noun Medicine/Medical.
congenital absence of the nails.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin < Greek an- an-1 + onych- (stem of ónyx nail; see onyx) + -ia -ia

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anonychia an·o·nych·i·a (ān'ə-nĭk'ē-ə) or an·o·ny·cho·sis (ān'ə-nĭ-kō'sĭs)
n.
Congenital absence of the nails.

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