onychectomy

[ ŏn′ĭ-kĕktə-mē ]

n.

Surgical removal of a toenail or fingernail.

Nearby words

  1. onwards,
  2. ony,
  3. onychalgia,
  4. onychatrophia,
  5. onychauxis,
  6. onychia,
  7. onycho-,
  8. onychoclasis,
  9. onychodystrophy,
  10. onychograph


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