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The ______ rests on and is attached to the nail bed.
Nail plate or nail body
A nail disorder, usually not reversible, in which the eponychium grows forward and adheres to the nail surface is called ______.
Pterygium
An inflammation of the matrix bed of the nail with formation of pus and shedding of the nail is ______.
Onychia
_____ is a severe nail inflammation characterized by a growth of red tissue.
Pyogenic granuloma
A disease caused by vegetable parasites is ______.
Tinea
Nail diseases that involve the shedding of the nail include ______, ______, and ______.
Onychoptosis, onychomadesis, onychia
Ringworm is technically known as ______.
Tinea
What is the average rate of nail growth for adults?
1/8 inch per month