[ep-uh-nik-ee-uh m] /ˌɛp əˈnɪk i əm/
noun, plural eponychia
[ep-uh-nik-ee-uh] /ˌɛp əˈnɪk i ə/ (Show IPA)
Embryology. the modified outer layer of the epidermis that partially covers the fetal fingernails and toenails and that persists after birth as the cuticle.
Anatomy. a thin, cuticular fold extending over the lunula of a nail.
eponychia ep·o·nych·i·a (ěp’ə-nĭk’ē-ə)
An infection affecting the proximal nail fold.
eponychium ep·o·nych·i·um (ěp’ə-nĭk’ē-əm)
[ih-poi-i-tn al-fuh] /ɪˈpɔɪ ɪ tn ˈæl fə/ noun 1. a synthetic form of human erythropoietin, used to treat anemia. epoetin alfa (ĭ-pō’ĭ-tĭn āl’fə) A synthetic preparation of human erythropoietin, manufactured using recombinant DNA technology, and used to treat some forms of anemia.
[ep-ohd] /ˈɛp oʊd/ noun 1. Classical Prosody. a kind of lyric poem, invented by Archilochus, in which a long verse is followed by a short one. 2. the part of a lyric ode following the strophe and antistrophe and composing with them a triadic unit. /ˈɛpəʊd/ noun (Greek prosody) 1. the part of a lyric […]
[ep-uh k-mey-king or, esp. British, ee-pok-] /ˈɛp əkˌmeɪ kɪŋ or, esp. British, ˈi pɒk-/ adjective 1. opening a new era, as in human history, thought, or knowledge; epochal: an epoch-making discovery. adjective 1. of great importance; momentous
[ih-kweyt] /ɪˈkweɪt/ verb (used with object), equated, equating. 1. to regard, treat, or represent as equivalent: We cannot equate the possession of wealth with goodness. 2. to state the equality of or between; put in the form of an : to equate growing prosperity with the physical health of a nation. 3. to reduce to […]