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onychomadesis on·y·cho·ma·de·sis (ŏn'ĭ-kō'mə-dē'sĭs)
n.
Complete shedding of a fingernail or toenail, usually associated with a systemic illness.

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  • onychomadesis is the separation and falling off of a nail from the nail bed.

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