Definition: Very common fungus infections of the nails, causing thickening, roughness, and splitting, often caused by Trichophyton rubrum or T. mentagrophytes, Candida, and occasionally molds.
Synonym(s): ringworm of nails
[onycho- + G. mykes, fungus, + -osis, condition]
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.