Medical Dictionary

nail bed

noun

Medical Definition of NAIL BED

:  the vascular epidermis upon which most of the fingernail or toenail rests that has a longitudinally ridged surface often visible through the nail; also :  matrix 1b
April 18, 2015
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to veil, ripple, or meander
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