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onychia

 [o-nik´e-ah]
inflammation of the nail bed, resulting in loss of the nail.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

o·nych·i·a

(ō-nik'ē-ă),
Inflammation of the matrix of the nail.
[onycho- + G. -ia, condition]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

o·nych·i·a

(ō-nik'ē-ă)
Inflammation of the matrix of the nail.
Synonym(s): onychitis.
[onycho- + G. -ia, condition]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

onychia

Inflammation of the growing area (matrix) of the nail. This inevitably results in loss of the nail.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005