spoon nail


noun Medicine/Medical.

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

Nearby words

  1. spoon,
  2. spoon back,
  3. spoon bow,
  4. spoon bread,
  5. spoon hook,
  6. spoon theory,
  7. spoon-fed,
  8. spoon-feed,
  9. spoonbill,
  10. spoonbill catfish

Origin of spoon nail

First recorded in 1895–1900

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Medicine definitions for spoon nail

spoon nail

[ spōōn ]

n.

koilonychia

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