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Chapter 14 Nail Diseases and disorders (Cosmetology)

Technical name for bitten nails Onychophagy
Technical name for inflammation of the nail matrix Onychia
Atrophy or wasting away of the nail Onychatrophia
Hypertrophy; thickening of the nail plate or an abnormal outgrowth of the nail Onychauxis
Ingrown nails; causes include environmental or poor nail trimming practices; can become infected Onychocryptosis
"Claw nails" Increased curvature of the nail Onychogryposis
The study of the structure of the nail and growth of the nails Onychology
Loosening or separation of the nail Onycholysis
Fungus of the nail Onychomychosis
Overgrowth of the nail bed Onychophosis
Swelling of the nails Onychophyma
Split or brittle nails Onychorrexis
Shedding or falling off of nails Onychoptosis
Any disease, disorder or condition of the nail Onychosis
Technical name for the nail Onyx
Created by: Kfrary



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