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Medical Term:

perionyx

Pronunciation: per-e-on'iks

Definition

Remnant of the eponychium remaining in the narrow fold overlapping the proximal part of the lunula found beginning in the eighth month of fetal development and remaining throughout life.

[peri- + G. onyx, nail]

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