Medical Dictionary

leukonychia

noun leuk·onych·ia
variants: or chiefly British

leuconychia

\ˌlü-kō-ˈnik-ē-ə\play

Medical Definition of leukonychia

  1. :  a white spotting, streaking, or discoloration of the fingernails caused by injury or ill health


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