hippocratic nails

hip·po·crat·ic nails

(hip-ō-krat'ik),
the coarse, curved nails capping clubbed digits.

hip·po·crat·ic nails

(hip'ō-krat'ik nālz)
The coarse curved nails capping clubbed digits (hippocratic fingers).

clubbing of the digits

; clubbed nails; Hippocratic nails; acropachy broadened and spatulate digital tips (fingers and toes), with increased nail curvature both from side to side and from anterior to posterior (Lovibond's angle >180°); occurs idiopathically (autosomal-dominant condition); characteristic of chronic diseases of organs subserved by vagus nerve (cranial nerve X), e.g. chronic lung, gut or cardiac disease, and thyrotoxicosis

hip·po·crat·ic nails

(hip'ō-krat'ik nālz)
Coarse, curved nails capping clubbed digits.