Onychopathy



onychopathy on·y·chop·a·thy (ŏn’ĭ-kŏp’ə-thē)
n.
A disease of the fingernails or toenails. Also called onychosis.
on’y·cho·path’ic (-kō-pāth’ĭk) adj.

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