leukonychia

noun
leuk·onych·ia
variants: or chiefly British leuconychia \ˌlü-kō-ˈnik-ē-ə \

Medical Definition of leukonychia 

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

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