nail groove


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to nail groove: fingernail

nail groove

Etymology: AS, naegle + D, groeve, groove
a shallow depression between the nailbed and the nail wall.

nail groove

The indentation between the edges of the nail plate and the skin.
See also: groove

nail sulcus (plural: sulci)

soft-tissue gutters in which medial and lateral borders (outer margins) of nail plate lie