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  1. onychomycosis(Noun)

    Fungal infection of the nail, especially the toenail.

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  1. Onychomycosis

    Onychomycosis means fungal infection of the nail. It is the most common disease of the nails and constitutes about a half of all nail abnormalities. This condition may affect toenails or fingernails, but toenail infections are particularly common. The prevalence of onychomycosis is about 6–8% in the adult population.

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  1. Onychomycosis

    A fungal infection of the nail plate, usually caused by a DERMATOPHYTES; YEASTS; or nondermatophyte MOLDS.

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