Perionychium Definition

pĕrē-ō-nĭkē-əm
perionychium
noun
The epidermis forming the border around a fingernail or toenail.
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Origin of Perionychium

  • New Latin peri– Greek onux onukh- nail nogh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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