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Medical Term:

Lovibond angle

Pronunciation: lō′vĭ-bond


the angle made at the meeting of the proximal nail fold and the nail plate when viewed from the radial aspect; normally less than 180 degrees, but greater in clubbing of the fingers.

Synonym(s): Lovibond profile sign

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