Medical Definition of Cuticle of nail

1. The exposed distal prolongation of the corneal layer of the deep surface of the proximal nail fold (eponychium), seen as a thin "skin" overlapping and adherent to the body of the nail at its proximal portion (the area of the lunula). It is formed as a remnant of the eponychium which otherwise degenerates by the eighth month of pregnancy. (05 Mar 2000)



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