spoon nail

noun Medicine/Medical.

an abnormal condition in which the outer surfaces of the nails are concave; koilonychia.

Origin of spoon nail

First recorded in 1895–1900
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Medical definitions for spoon nail

spoon nail
[ spōōn ]


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