onychotillomania

noun

on·​y·​cho·​til·​lo·​ma·​nia ˌän-i-kə-ˌtil-ə-ˈmā-nē-ə, -nyə How to pronounce onychotillomania (audio)
: an obsessive-compulsive disorder marked by the picking at or pulling out of one's fingernails or toenails

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“Onychotillomania.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/onychotillomania. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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