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subungual

[ sŭb-ŭnggwəl ]
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adj.

Beneath a fingernail or toenail.

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Example sentences from the Web for subungual

  • The bony outgrowth from the terminal phalanx of the great toe—known as the subungual exostosis—is described and figured on p. 404.

    Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • Subungual exostosis is an osteoma growing from the terminal phalanx of the great toe (Fig. 107).

    Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • The single ungual phalanx is marked by a large subungual process, which is pierced by a considerable foramen.

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