ungual


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un·gual

 (ŭng′gwəl)
adj.
1. Of, resembling, or bearing a hoof, nail, or claw.
2. Of or relating to fingernails or toenails.

[From Latin unguis, nail; see unguis.]

ungual

(ˈʌŋɡwəl) or

ungular

adj
1. (Anatomy) of, relating to, or affecting the fingernails or toenails
2. (Biology) of or relating to an unguis
[C19: from Latin unguis nail, claw]

un•gual

(ˈʌŋ gwəl)

adj.
of, pertaining to, bearing, or shaped like a nail, claw, or hoof.
[1825–35; < Latin ungu(is) a nail, claw, hoof (see nail)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ungual - of or relating to a nail or claw or hoofungual - of or relating to a nail or claw or hoof
Translations

un·gual

a. ungueal, rel. a una uña.

ungual

adj ungueal
References in periodicals archive ?
This method is directed towards para ungual soft tissue excision for the effective cure of IGTN.
Major Criteria Minor Criteria Facial angiofibromas or Multiple randomly distributed forehead plaque pits in dental enamel Ungual or periungual fibroma Hamartomatous rectal polyps (Non-traumatic) Bone cysts Hypomelanotic macules (>3) Cerebral white matter Shagreen patch (connective migration tracts tissue naevus) Gingival fibromas Cortical tuber Nonrenalhamartoma Subependymal nodule Retinal achromic patch Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma Confetti skin lesions Multiple retinal nodular hamartomas Multiple renal cysts Cardiac rhabdomyoma, single or multiple Nonrenal hamartomas Pulomary lymphangiomyomatosis Renal angiomyolipoma.
There was yellowish discolouration, sub ungual hyperkeratosis, paronychia and, onycholysis bilaterally in both finger and toe nails.
(1, 2) broad ungual tufts and a capacity to flex and rotate the digits.
Diagnostic Criteria for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex * Major features * Facial angiofibromas or forehead plaque * Nontraumatic ungual or periungual fibroma * Hvpomelanotic macules (more than three) * Shagreen patch (connective tissue nevus) * Cortical tuber * Subependymal nodule * Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma * Multiple retinal nodular hamartomas * Cardiac rhabdomyoma, single or multiple * Lymphangiomyomatosis * Renal angiomyolipoma * Minor features * Multiple randomly distributed pits in dental enamel * Hamartomatous rectal polyps * Bone cysts * Cerebral white matter "migration tracts"" * Gingival fibromas * Nonrenal hamartoma * Retinal achromic patch * "Confetti" skin lesions * Multiple renal cysts
(1,7,8) The structure of the nail plate prevents effective ungual treatment of nail disorders because active agents cannot permeate through nail plates.
Some physical signs were found, including hypopigmented macules on her back, right forearm, and right calf, ungual fibromas on her left hand, and shagreen patch on dorsolumbar area of the back [Figure 1]d.
Some young people and adults present with ungual growths on their hands or feet that cause embarrassment or discomfort.
Dorsal ungual tooth minute, inserted at base of ungues; lateral teeth inconspicuous, ending on basal quarter.
Prasad, "Ungual drug delivery system of ketoconazole nail lacquer," International Journal of Applied Pharmaceutics, vol.