onychophagy

[ŏn′ĭ-kŏfə-jē]

n.

The habit of nail biting.

Nearby words

  1. onychomalacia,
  2. onychomycosis,
  3. onychoosteodysplasia,
  4. onychopathy,
  5. onychophagia,
  6. onychophoran,
  7. onychoplasty,
  8. onychorrhexis,
  9. onychoschizia,
  10. onychosis


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