onychorrhexis

noun

on·​y·​chor·​rhex·​is ˌän-i-kə-ˈrek-səs How to pronounce onychorrhexis (audio)
plural onychorrhexes -ˌsēz How to pronounce onychorrhexis (audio)
: longitudinal ridging and splitting of the nails

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“Onychorrhexis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/onychorrhexis. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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