on·​y·​chol·​y·​sis ˌän-ə-ˈkäl-ə-səs How to pronounce onycholysis (audio)
plural onycholyses -ˌsēz How to pronounce onycholysis (audio)
: a loosening of a nail from the nail bed beginning at the free edge and proceeding to the root

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“Onycholysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/onycholysis. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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