onychia

[oh-nik-ee-uh]

Origin of onychia

1855–60; < New Latin, equivalent to Greek onych-, stem of onyx nail (see onyx) + New Latin -ia -ia
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British Dictionary definitions for onychia

onychia

noun
  1. vet science inflammation of the nails or claws of animals
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onychia in Medicine

onychia

[ō-nĭkē-ə]
n.
  1. Inflammation of the fingernail or toenail matrix.onychitis
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