|1.||a thin horny translucent plate covering part of the dorsal surface of the end joint of each toeRelated: ungual, ungular|
|2.||carpentry a nail driven obliquely, as in joining one beam at right angles to another|
|3.||slang printing a parenthesis|
|4.||(tr) carpentry to join (beams) by driving nails obliquely|
|Related: ungual, ungular|
toenail toe·nail (tō'nāl')
The thin, horny, transparent plate covering the upper surface of the end of a toe.