onychoschizia

onychoschizia

 [on″ĭ-ko-skiz´e-ah]
splitting or lamination of the nail plate, usually in the horizontal plane at the free edge.

on·y·cho·schiz·i·a

(on'i-kō-skiz'ē-ă),
Splitting of the nails in layers.
[onycho- + G. schizō, to divide, + -ia, condition]

onychoschizia

/on·y·cho·schi·zia/ (-skiz´e-ah) splitting of a nail in layers, usually at the free edge.

on·y·cho·schiz·i·a

(on'i-kō-skit'sē-ă)
Splitting of the nails in layers.
[onycho- + G. schizō, to divide, + -ia, condition]
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