onychodystrophy

[ŏn′ĭ-kō-dĭstrə-fē]

n.

Dystrophic changes in fingernails or toenails, such as malformation or discoloration, occurring as a congenital defect or due to illness or injury.

Nearby words

  1. onychauxis,
  2. onychectomy,
  3. onychia,
  4. onycho-,
  5. onychoclasis,
  6. onychograph,
  7. onychogryposis,
  8. onychoheterotopia,
  9. onychoid,
  10. onycholysis


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