onychia

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

Medical Definition of onychia

: inflammation of the matrix of a nail often leading to suppuration and loss of the nail

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“Onychia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/onychia. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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