Medical Definition of Keratogenous membrane

1. The area of the corium on which the nail rests; it is extremely sensitive and presents numerous longitudinal ridges on its surface. According to some anatomists, the nail bed is the portion covered by the body of the nail, the nail matrix being only the part on which the root of the nail rests. Synonym: matrix unguis, keratogenous membrane, nail matrix, onychostroma. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keratogenous Membrane

keratoderma blennorrhagica
keratoderma blennorrhagicum
keratoderma eccentrica
keratoderma plantare sulcatum
keratodermia
keratoectasia
keratoelastoidosis
keratoelastoidosis marginalis
keratoepithelioplasty
keratogenetic
keratogenous membrane (current term)
keratoglossus
keratography
keratohyal
keratohyalin
keratohyalin granule
keratohyalin granules
keratoid exanthema
keratoidea
keratoiritis
keratokinase
keratoleptynsis
keratoleukoma

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