eponychium

noun
ep·​o·​nych·​i·​um | \ˌep-ə-ˈnik-ē-əm \

Medical Definition of eponychium 

1 : the thickened layer of epidermal tissue over the developing fetal fingernail or toenail that disappears before birth except over the base of the nail

2 : the distal margin of the superficial layer of a proximal nail fold that is a horny band of epidermis extending over the base of a nail : cuticle

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