Definition of Perionychium

1. [n -CHIA]



Medical Definition of Perionychium

1. Synonym: eponychium. Origin: peri-+ G. Onyx, nail (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perionychium

periodontitis complex
periodontitis simplex
periodontium
periodontoclasia
periodontology
periodontolysis
periodontopathic
periodontosis
periodoscopes
periods
perioeci
perioecus
periomphalic
perionychia
perionychium (current term)
perionyx
perionyxis
perioophoritis
perioophorosalpingitis
perioperative
perioperative care
perioperative nursing
perioperatively
periophthalmic
periophthalmitis
perioplic
perioplic band
perioral

Literary usage of Perionychium

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1. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for advanced students and practitioners by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1916)
"body of the nail posteriorly for a sh or nail-skin, whereas the epidermis boi perionychium, and that underlying ti rests, ..."

2. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin for the use of students and by Oliver Samuel Ormsby (1921)
"The Jty{x>ny- chium is that portion of the epidermis upon which the nail-body rests, and the perionychium is that portion of the epidermis surrounding the ..."

3. Cutaneous Medicine: A Systematic Treatise on the Diseases of the Skin by Louis Adolphus Duhring (1895)
"... and the epidermis bordering the entire nail the perionychium. Upon the outer surface of the nail, which is smooth and glistening, there exist more or ..."

4. Practitioner's medical dictionary by George Milbry Gould (1910)
"perionychium (per-e-on-ik'-e-um) [peri-; 5wc, nail]. The border of epiderm at the root of the nail. ..."

5. Lehrbuch der Histologie des Menschen: Einschliesslich der mikroskopischen by Alexander A. Böhm, M. von Davidoff (1903)
"... und zwar als eine mächtige Verdickung des Str. lucidum; er ist also in diesem Stadium von den übrigen Schichten des Str. corneum, dem perionychium, ..."

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