Perionychia

Perionychia: An 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. 'Perionychia' is composed of 'peri-' meaning around or surrounding + the Greek word 'onyx' for nail = around the nail. The tissue around the nail is called the perionychium. Perionyc
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perionychia

1. Inflammation of the perionychium. ... Synonym: perionyxis. ... 2. Plural of perionychium. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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perionychia

Type: Term Pronunciation: per′ē-ō-nik′ē-ă Definitions: 1. Inflammation of the perionychium. 2. Plural of perionychium.
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