[plant] Paronychia is a genus of plants in the pink family with over 110 species worldwide, mostly from warm-temperate North America, Eurasia, South America and Africa. They are herbs that are annual or biennial or perennial in life span. Some species have a woody base. For the most part the...
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[n] - infection in the tissues adjacent to a nail on a finger or toe 2. [n] - low-growing annual or perennial herbs or woody plants
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a bacterial or yeast infection of the skin around the nail
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Paronychia: Inflammation of the folds of tissue surrounding the nail due to infection. The infection may be bacterial (most commonly, staph or strep) or to fungal. The term 'paronychia' is compounded from 'para-', next to + the Greek 'onyx', nail = next to the nail. Paronychia is synonymous with per...
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Par`o·nych'i·a noun [ Latin , from Greek ...; para` beside + ..., ..., a nail.] (Medicine) A whitlow, or felon. Quincy.
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<dermatology> Inflammation involving the folds of tissue surrounding the nail. ... Synonym: perionychia. ... Origin: Gr. Onyx = nail ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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genus Paronychia noun low-growing annual or perennial herbs or woody plants; whitlowworts
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noun infection in the tissues adjacent to a nail on a finger or toe
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