eponychium


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eponychium

(ˌɛpəˈnɪkɪəm)
n
(Anatomy) the quick, or cuticle at the base of the nail
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In the presence of pus, the eponychium was also excised to avoid pus tracking.
The eponychium and paronychium surround the nail plate proximally and along its side.