unguis incarnatus


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Related to unguis incarnatus: ingrown toenail, Ingrown nails

in·grown nail

a toenail, one edge of which is overgrown by the nailfold, producing a pyogenic granuloma; due to faulty trimming of the toenails or pressure from a tight shoe.
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unguis incarnatus

An ingrowing nail, esp. a toenail.
See also: unguis
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