onychophagia


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Related to onychophagia: onychotillomania, Chronic onychophagia

onychophagia

 [on″ĭ-ko-fa´jah]
biting of the nails.

on·y·choph·a·gy

, onychophagia (on'i-kof'ă-jē, on'i-kō-fā'jē-ă),
Habitual nailbiting.
[onycho- + G. phagō, to eat]

onychophagia

/on·y·cho·pha·gia/ (on″ĭ-ko-fa´jah) biting of the nails.

onychophagia

on·y·choph·a·gy

, onychophagia (on'i-kof'ă-jē, -kō-fā'jē-ă)
Habitual nailbiting.
[onycho- + G. phagō, to eat]

onychophagia

nail biting

on·y·choph·a·gy

, onychophagia (on'i-kof'ă-jē, -kō-fā'jē-ă)
Habitual nail-biting.
[onycho- + G. phagō, to eat]
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