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spoon nail

noun, Medicine/Medical
an abnormal condition in which the outer surfaces of the nails are concave; koilonychia.
Origin of spoon nail
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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spoon-nail in Medicine

spoon nail n.
See koilonychia.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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