brachyonychia

brach·y·o·nych·i·a

(brak'ē-ō-nik'ē-ă),
Short nails, in which the width of the nail plate and nail bed is greater than the length; may be congenital or result from nail biting, bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism, or psoriatic arthropathy.
[G. brachys, short + onyx, onychos, nail, + suffix -ia, condition]
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An asymptomatic defect of the thumb or great toe in which the distal phalanx and therefore nail as well is shorter and wider than normal, which is accompanied by a loss of the normal curvature; racquet nails may occur as an autosomal dominant ‘condition’ or in tertiary hypoparathyroidism due to erosion of the underlying bone
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brach·y·o·nych·i·a

(brak'ē-ō-nik'ē-ă)
Short nails, in which the width of the nail plate and nail bed is greater than the length.
[G. brachys, short + onyx, onychos, nail, + suffix -ia, condition]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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All the fingernails were white and atrophic and there was brachyonychia of most toenails along with atrophy.