Lovibond angle

Lo·vi·bond an·gle

(lō'vĭ-bond),
the angle made at the meeting of the proximal nail fold and the nail plate when viewed from the radial aspect; normally less than 180 degrees, but greater in clubbing of the fingers.

Lo·vi·bond an·gle

(lō'vi bond ang'gĕl)
The angle made at the meeting of the proximal nail fold and the nail plate when viewed from the radial aspect; normally, less than 180 degrees but exceeding this in clubbing of the fingers.

Lovibond,

J.L., 20th century English dermatologist.
Lovibond angle - angle located at the junction between the nail plate and proximal nail fold, and which is normally less than 160 degrees. In clubbing, the angle exceeds 180 degrees.
Lovibond profile sign - Synonym(s): Lovibond angle