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Related to trachyonychia: tachycardia
[G. trachys, rough, + onyx, onychos, nail, + suffix -ia, condition]
trachyonychia /tra·chy·onych·ia/ (trak″e-o-ni´ke-ah) roughness of nails, with brittleness and splitting.
onychia acute or chronic inflammation of nail unit; associated with bacterial infection of nail bed and/or matrix and resultant nail plate dystrophy; see paronychia