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onychia

[oh-nik-ee-uh] /oʊˈnɪk i ə/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of the matrix of the nail.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to Greek onych-, stem of onyx nail (see onyx) + Neo-Latin -ia -ia
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Examples for onychia
  • onychia results from the introduction of microscopic pathogens through small wounds.
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onychia

/ˌɒnɪˈkɪə/
noun
1.
(vet science) inflammation of the nails or claws of animals
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onychia in Medicine

onychia o·nych·i·a (ō-nĭk'ē-ə)
n.
Inflammation of the fingernail or toenail matrix. Also called onychitis.

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