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koilonychia

[ koi-loh-nik-ee-uh ]
/ ˌkɔɪ loʊˈnɪk i ə /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
an abnormal condition in which the outer surfaces of the nails are concave; spoon nail.
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Origin of koilonychia

1900–05; <Greek koîl(os) hollow + onych- (stem of ónyx nail; see onyx) + -ia

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