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Barber Vocab Ch 20

Milady's Standard Professional Barbering 2006

cuticle toughened skin around the base of the nail
free edge part of the nail plate that extends over the top of the finger
hangnails condition in which the cuticle splits around the nail
leukonychia condition of white spots on the nails due to air bubbles, bruising, or injury to the nail
lunula half-moon shape at the base of the nail
melanonychia darkening of the nail due to increased and localized pigment in the matrix bed
nail an appendage of the skin; horny protective plate at the end of the finger or toe
nail bed portion of the skin on which the nail plate rests
nail folds folds of normal skin around the nail plate
nail plate horny plate resting on and attached to the nail bed
nail root or matrix bed where the nail is formed
onyx technical term for nail
onychatrophia wasting away of the nail
onychauxis thick overgrowth of the nail
onychia inflammation of the matrix with pus, redness, swelling, and shedding of the nail
onychocryptosis ingrown nails
onycholysis loosening of the nail without shedding
onychomadesis the separation and falling off of the nail from the nail bed
onychophagy bitten nails
onychoptosis shedding of one of more nails, in hole or in part
onychorrhexis abnormal brittleness of the nail plate
onychosis technical term applied to any deformity or disease of the nail
paronychia bacterial infection of the tissures surrounding the nail
pterygium forward growth of the cuticle with adherence to the nail surface
pyrogenic granuloma severe inflammation of the nail in which a lump of red tissue grows up from the nail bed to the nail plate
tinea unguium ringworm of the nail
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