Muehrcke line

Muehr·cke line

(mūr'kĕ līn)
A white line of the nail; lines occur serially, parallel with the lunula and separated from each other by normal pink areas; associated with hypoalbuminemia; the lines do not move outward with nail growth, but disappear when the serum albumin returns to normal.
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