onychomycosis

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on·y·cho·my·co·sis

 (ŏn′ĭ-kō-mī-kō′sĭs)
n.
A fungal infection of the fingernails or toenails that results in thickening, roughness, and splitting of the nails.

[Greek onux, onukh-, nail, claw; see onyx + mycosis.]
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onychomycosis

n onicomicosis f
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