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something about nail

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What is considered of the skin? Appendages
What is the primary purpose of the free edge of the nail? Protect the tip of the finer and/or toe
What is the folds of skin on either side of the nail groove are called? Nail Wall
What is the nail structure that overlaps the lunula at the base of the nail? Eponychium
What is the loose and pliable overlapping skin around the nail? Cuticle
What is the active tissue that generates cells that harden as they move outward fron the root to the nail is called? The Nail Matrix
What is attached at the base of the nail, under the skin and inside the mantle? The Nail Root
What is the deep pocket-like area that holds the root and the matrix of the nail? Mantle
Which nail structure consist of many nerves and blood vessels that supply nourishment? Nail Bed
What is the nail bed attached to the bone by? Ligament
What is the tracks on either side of the nail that the nail moves on as it grows are called? The Nail Grooves
What is the skin that touches, overlaps and surrounds the nail? Perionychium
What is the skin under the free edge of the nail called? Hyponychium
What is a conditions that does Not indicate a decreasing rate of nail growth? Summer
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