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Nail bed

Definition noun The part of the skin covered by the nail plate, and is made up of the stratified epithelium Supplement The... Read More

Nail matrix

Definition noun The area consisting of mitotically active layer of cells at the base of the fingernail or the toenail and... Read More

Nail

nail 1. (Science: anatomy) The horny scale of plate of epidermis at the end of the fingers and toes of man and many apes.... Read More

Eponychium

Eponychium 1. The thin, condensed, eleidin-rich layer of epidermis which procedes and initially covers the nail plate in the... Read More

Keratin

Definition noun, plural: keratins One of the fibrous structural proteins, and is a constituent of hair, nails, skin,... Read More

Integumentary system

Definition noun The organ system consisting of the skin and associated structures such as the glands, hair, nails, scales,... Read More

Sparrow

sparrow 1. (Science: ornithology) One of many species of small singing birds of the family Fringilligae, having conical... Read More

Infection

Definition noun, plural: infections (microbiology) Invasion and multiplication of an infectious agents in body tissues of... Read More

Garden

Garden 1. A piece of ground appropriates to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables. 2. A rich,... Read More

Teeth

teeth --> tooth Pl> teeth . OE. Toth,tooth, AS. T; akin to OFries. Tth, OS. & D. Tand, OHG. Zang, zan, G. Zahn,... Read More

Clubbing

Clubbing (Science: clinical sign) a condition which describes the broadening or thickening of the tips of the fingers (and... Read More

Gymnosperm

Definition noun, plural: gymnosperms A vascular plant in which the seeds are not enclosed by a ripened ovary... Read More

Onychatrophia

Onychatrophia Onychatrophy atrophy of the nails. Origin: onycho-- g. Atrophia, atrophy onychatrophia is an atrophy or... Read More

Cornification

Definition noun, plural: cornifications The process of forming a keratinized, horny layer of epidermis cornified,... Read More

Peg-and-socket joint

peg-and-socket joint --> gomphosis (Science: anatomy) A form of union or immovable articulation where a hard part is... Read More

Pricking

pricking 1. The act of piercing or puncturing with a sharp point. There is that speaketh like the prickings of a sword. 2.... Read More

Anthropophilia

Definition noun (parasitology) The preference of a parasite for human than other animals as host Supplement In parasitology,... Read More

"Mummified" Dinosaur Discovered In Montana

By Hillary Mayell An onsite restoration drawing of how "Leonardo" may... Read More

Prodromal period

There are five stages (or phases) of a disease. (Hattis, 2020). These stages are (1) Incubation period, (2) Prodromal... Read More

Dermic

Dermic 1. Relating to the derm or skin. 2. (Science: anatomy) Pertaining to the dermis; dermal. ''Underneath each nail the... Read More

Synonychia

synonychia fusion of two or more nails of the digits, as in syndactyly. Origin: sin-- G. Onyx (onych-),... Read More

Button

Button 1. A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass. 2. A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together... Read More

Integument

Definition noun (1) (anatomy) The outer protective covering of (the body of) an organism, such as cuticle, fur, shell, rind,... Read More

Chitin

Definition noun plural: chitin chi·tin, ˈkaɪtɪn (1) A polymer of nitrogen-containing polysaccharide (C8H13O5N)n... Read More

Screw

screw 1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to... Read More

Proximal

Definition adjective (1) (anatomy) Characterized by being close or near to the point of anatomical reference. (2) (anatomy)... Read More

Intercalary meristem

The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More