onychium

noun
onych·​i·​um | \ ōˈnikēəm \
plural onychia\ -​ēə \

Definition of onychium

 (Entry 1 of 2)

\ " \
plural -s

Definition of -onychium (Entry 2 of 2)

: fingernail : toenail : region of the fingernail or toenail eponychium hyponychium

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History and Etymology for onychium

Noun

New Latin, from Greek onychion little claw, diminutive of onych-, onyx nail of the finger or toe, claw

Noun combining form

New Latin, from Greek onychion little claw

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“Onychium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/onychium. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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