koilonychia

noun
koil·​onych·​ia | \ ˌkȯil-ō-ˈnik-ē-ə How to pronounce koilonychia (audio) \

Medical Definition of koilonychia

: abnormal thinness and concavity of fingernails occurring especially in hypochromic anemias

called also spoon nails

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“Koilonychia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/koilonychia. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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