anonychia

[an-uh-nik-ee-uh]

noun Medicine/Medical.

congenital absence of the nails.

Nearby words

  1. anomie,
  2. anomite,
  3. anomy,
  4. anon,
  5. anon.,
  6. anonym,
  7. anonymity,
  8. anonymize,
  9. anonymous,
  10. anonymously

Origin of anonychia

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

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Medicine definitions for anonychia

anonychia

[ăn′ə-nĭkē-ə]

n.

Congenital absence of the nails.

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