hyponychium


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hyponychium

 [hi″po-nik´e-um]
the thickened epidermis beneath the free distal end of the nail of a digit. adj., adj hyponych´ial.

hy·po·nych·i·um

(hī'pō-nik'ē-ŭm), [TA]
The epithelium of the nail bed, particularly its proximal part in the region of the nailroot and lunula, forming the nail matrix.
[hypo- + G. onyx, nail]

hyponychium

/hy·po·nych·i·um/ (-nik´e-um) the thickened epidermis beneath the free distal end of the nail.hyponych´ial

hy·po·nych·i·um

(hī'pō-nik'ē-ŭm) [TA]
The epithelium of the nail bed, particularly its proximal part in the region of the nail root and lunula, forming the nail matrix.
[hypo- + G. onyx, nail]

hyponychium

area of skin immediately distal to distal limit of nail bed, i.e. underlying free margin of nail plate Figure 1
Figure 1: Nail and nail apparatus. This article was published in Neale's Disorders of the Foot, Lorimer, French, O'Donnell, Burrow, Wall, Copyright Elsevier, (2006).

hyponychium

the thickened epidermis beneath the free distal end of the claw of a digit.
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