The part of the skin covered by the nail plate, and is made up of the stratified epithelium
The... Read More
The area consisting of mitotically active layer of cells at the base of the fingernail or the toenail and... Read More
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
1. The thin, condensed, eleidin-rich layer of epidermis which procedes and initially covers the nail plate in the... Read More
noun, plural: keratins
One of the fibrous structural proteins, and is a constituent of hair, nails, skin,... Read More
The organ system consisting of the skin and associated structures such as the glands, hair, nails, scales,... Read More
1. (Science: ornithology) One of many species of small singing birds of the family Fringilligae, having conical... Read More
noun, plural: infections
(microbiology) Invasion and multiplication of an infectious agents in body tissues of... Read More
1. A piece of ground appropriates to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables.
2. A rich,... Read More
Pl> teeth . OE. Toth,tooth, AS. T; akin to OFries. Tth, OS. & D. Tand, OHG. Zang, zan, G. Zahn,... Read More
(Science: clinical sign) a condition which describes the broadening or thickening of the tips of the fingers (and... Read More
noun, plural: gymnosperms
A vascular plant in which the seeds are not enclosed by a ripened ovary... Read More
atrophy of the nails.
Origin: onycho-- g. Atrophia, atrophy
onychatrophia is an atrophy or... Read More
noun, plural: cornifications
The process of forming a keratinized, horny layer of epidermis
cornified,... Read More
peg-and-socket joint -->
(Science: anatomy) A form of union or immovable articulation where a hard part is... Read More
1. The act of piercing or puncturing with a sharp point. There is that speaketh like the prickings of a sword.
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(parasitology) The preference of a parasite for human than other animals as host
In parasitology,... Read More
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An onsite restoration drawing of how "Leonardo" may... Read More
There are five stages (or phases) of a disease. (Hattis, 2020). These stages are (1) Incubation period, (2) Prodromal... Read More
1. Relating to the derm or skin.
2. (Science: anatomy) Pertaining to the dermis; dermal. ''Underneath each nail the... Read More
fusion of two or more nails of the digits, as in syndactyly.
Origin: sin-- G. Onyx (onych-),... Read More
1. A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass.
2. A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together... Read More
(1) (anatomy) The outer protective covering of (the body of) an organism, such as cuticle, fur, shell, rind,... Read More
(1) A polymer of nitrogen-containing polysaccharide (C8H13O5N)n... Read More
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
(1) (anatomy) Characterized by being close or near to the point of anatomical reference.
(2) (anatomy)... Read More
The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More