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Inflammation of the tissue surrounding a fingernail or toenail.
[Latin parōnychia, from Greek parōnukhiā : para-, around; see para-1 + onux, onukh-, nail; see nogh- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Medicine) a bacterial or fungal infection where the nail and skin meet on toes or fingers
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par•o•nych•i•a(ˌpær əˈnɪk i ə)
inflammation of the folds of skin bordering a nail of a finger or toe; felon.
[1590–1600; < Latin parōnychia < Greek parōnychía whitlow =par- par- + onych- (s. of ónyx) claw, nail + -ia -ia]
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a pus-producing inflammation at the base of a fingernail or toenail; a felon or whitlow. Also called panaris.See also: Fingers and Toes
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|Noun||1.||paronychia - infection in the tissues adjacent to a nail on a finger or toe|
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
|2.||Paronychia - low-growing annual or perennial herbs or woody plants; whitlowworts|
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
carnation family, Caryophyllaceae, family Caryophyllaceae, pink family - large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)
whitlowwort - any of various low-growing tufted plants of the genus Paronychia having tiny greenish flowers and usually whorled leaves; widespread throughout warm regions of both Old and New Worlds; formerly thought to cure whitlows (suppurative infections around a fingernail)
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n. paroniquia, infl. del área adyacente a la uña.
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