neonychium

noun
ne·​onych·​i·​um | \ ˌnēəˈnikēəm \
plural neonychia\ -​kēə \ or neonychiums

Definition of neonychium

: a protective pad enclosing a fetal claw

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History and Etymology for neonychium

New Latin, from ne- + -onychium

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“Neonychium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neonychium. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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