Eponychium



[ep-uh-nik-ee-uh m] /ˌɛp əˈnɪk i əm/

noun, plural eponychia
[ep-uh-nik-ee-uh] /ˌɛp əˈnɪk i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
Embryology. the modified outer layer of the epidermis that partially covers the fetal fingernails and toenails and that persists after birth as the cuticle.
2.
Anatomy. a thin, cuticular fold extending over the lunula of a nail.

eponychium ep·o·nych·i·um (ěp’ə-nĭk’ē-əm)
n.

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