perionychia

\\ˌperēōˈnikēə\ noun (-s)
Etymology: New Latin, from perionychium + -ia
: inflammation of the perionychium

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perionychia1
/per'ee oh nik"ee euh/, n. Pathol.
inflammation of the perionychium.
[1875-80; < NL < Gk peri- PERI- + onych- (s. of ónyx) nail (see ONYX) + -ia -IA]
perionychia2
/per'ee oh nik"ee euh/, n.
pl. of perionychium.

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perionychia Path.
(ˌpɛrɪəʊˈnɪkɪə)
[mod.L., f. Gr. περί around + ὄνυξ, ὀνυχ- nail.]
Inflammation round the nails.
Bumstead Ven. Dis. 579.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Perionychia — An inflammation of the folds of tissue surrounding the nail due to infection. The infection may be bacterial (most commonly, staph or strep) or to fungal. Perionychia is composed of peri meaning around or surrounding + the Greek word onyx for… …   Medical dictionary

  • perionychia — perionychia1 /per ee oh nik ee euh/, n. Pathol. inflammation of the perionychium. [1875 80; < NL < Gk peri PERI + onych (s. of ónyx) nail (see ONYX) + ia IA] perionychia2 /per ee oh nik ee euh/, n. pl. of perionychium. * * * …   Universalium

  • perionychia — n. layer of skin surrounding a fingernail or toenail …   English contemporary dictionary

  • perionychia — peri·onych·ia …   English syllables

  • перионихия — (perionychia; пери + греч. onyx, onychos ноготь) см. Паронихия …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Перионихи́я — (perionychia; Пери + греч. onyx, onychos ноготь) см. Паронихия …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • Paronychia — Inflammation of the folds of tissue surrounding the nail due to infection. The infection may be bacterial (most commonly, staph or strep) or to fungal. The term paronychia is compounded from para , next to + the Greek onyx , nail = next to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • perionychium — noun (plural perionychia) Etymology: New Latin, from peri + Greek onych , onyx nail more at nail Date: circa 1879 the tissue bordering the root and sides of a fingernail or toenail …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • perionychium — /per ee oh nik ee euhm/, n., pl. perionychia / nik ee euh/. Anat. the epidermis surrounding the base and sides of a fingernail or toenail. [1900 05; < NL; see PERIONYCHIA1, IUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • perionychium — [per΄ē ə nik′ē əm] n. pl. perionychia [per΄ē ō nik′ēə] [ModL < Gr peri (see PERI ) + onych < onyx, nail + ModL ium (see IUM)] the epidermis forming the border around a fingernail or toenail …   English World dictionary

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