leukonychia

noun
leuk·​onych·​ia
variants: or chiefly British leuconychia \ ˌlü-​kō-​ˈnik-​ē-​ə How to pronounce leuconychia (audio) \

Medical Definition of leukonychia

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

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“Leukonychia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leukonychia. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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