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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: on'i-ko-dis'tro-fe

Definition: Dystrophic changes in the nails occurring as a congenital defect or due to any illness or injury that may cause a malformed nail.

[onycho- + G. dys-, bad, + trophe, nourishment]

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