Medical Definition of Leukonychia

1. The occurrence of white spots or patches under the nails, of unknown cause; the decoloration may be total or in the form of lines (striate or transverse leukonychia) or dots (punctate leukonychia). Synonym: achromia unguium, canities unguium, leukopathia unguis. Origin: Leuko-+ G. Onyx (onych-), nail Apparent leukonychia, pallor of the nail not due to subungual air bubbles. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leukonychia

leukolymphosarcoma
leukolysin
leukolysis
leukolytic
leukoma
leukomalacia
leukomas
leukomata
leukomatous
leukomyelitis
leukomyelopathy
leukon
leukonecrosis
leukons
leukonychia (current term)
leukopathia
leukopathia unguis
leukopathy
leukopedesis
leukopenia
leukopenias
leukopenic
leukopenic factor
leukopenic index
leukopenic leukaemia
leukophlegmasia
leukophlegmasia dolens
leukophobia

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