perionyx

noun

peri·​on·​yx ˌper-ē-ˈän-iks How to pronounce perionyx (audio)
: the persistent layer of stratum corneum at the base of a fingernail or toenail

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“Perionyx.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/perionyx. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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