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Paronychia definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PARONYCH'IA, n. [Gr. by, and the nail.] In surgery, a whitlow or felon.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: infection in the tissues adjacent to a nail on a finger or toe
2: low-growing annual or perennial herbs or woody plants; whitlowworts [syn: Paronychia, genus Paronychia]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Paronychia Par`o*nych"i*a, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? beside + ?, ?, a nail.] (Med.) A whitlow, or felon. --Quincy.



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