Nail Growth/Disorders/Diseases

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Milady Chapter 21

APPENDAGE

an external body part that projects from the body

DESCRIBE A HEALTHY NAIL

translucent, shows pink of nail bed, nail is white, porous, horny layer, composed of keratin

WHAT IS THE TECHNICAL TERM FOR NAIL

ONYX

Nail Bed

portion of the skin on which the nail plate rests

Matrix

nail root, where nail is formed

Nail Plate

Nail body that rests on nail bed

Cuticular System

Cuticle, eponychium and hyponychium

Free Edge

part of the nail plate that extends over the tip of the finger or toe

Cuticle

crescent of toughened skin around the base of the nail

Eponychium

extension of the cuticle at the base of the nail body that partly overlaps the lunula

Hponychium

thickened skin under the free edge of the nail

Mantle

deep fold of skin in which matrix is lodged

Blue Nail

discolored nail caused by poor circulation

Corrugations

wavy ridges

Eggshell nails

Noticeably thin, white nail plate that is more flexible than normal.

Furrows

depressions in the nail length or cross wise

Agnail

hangnail, split dry cuticle

Leukonychia

white spots

Melanoychia

dark spots

Onychatrophia

atrophy or wasting away of the nail

Onychauxis

hypertrophy, overgrowth of the nail

Onychophagy

bitten nails

Onychorrhexis

abnormal brittleness

Plicatured nails

folded nail

Pterygium

forward growth of the eponychium

Tile-shaped nail

increased crosswise curvature

Trumpet nail

Pincer nail,nail plate curves around to form the shape of a trumpet or cone

Fungus

vegetable parasite

Pseudeomonas aeruginosa

naturally occuring bacteria trapped between an aritificial nail and nail plate

Onychosis

Technical term for any nail deformity or disease

Onychia

inflammation of the matrix

Onyx

technical term for nail

Onychocryptosis

ingrown nail

Onychogryposis

thickening and increased lengthwise curvature of the nail

Onycholysis

loosening of the nail

Onychomadesis

separation and falling off of nail

Onychoposis

horny growth of nail epithelium

Onychoptosis

periodic shedding

Paronychia

bacterial infection and inflammation of tissue surrounding the nail

Pyogenic Granuloma

severe inflamation of the nail, lump of red tissue grows up from nail bed to plate

Tinea

ringworm, vegetable parasite

Tinea Pedis

ringworm of the foot

Tinea Unguium

onychomycosis, ringworm of the nail

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