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Infection involving the proximal (nearest) nail fold.
This entry is located in the following unit: onych-, onycho-, ony-, -onychia, -onychial, -onychium, -onyx- + (page 1)
eponychium (s) (noun), eponychia (pl)
1. The horny embryonic structure from which the nail develops.
2. The perionychium or the tissue surrounding the nail, whether it be a fingernail or a toenail, including the tissue bordering the root and sides of the nail.