fingernail


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fingernail

a thin horny translucent plate covering part of the dorsal surface of the end joint of each finger
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6%) was commoner in males, while fingernail infection (60%) was common in females.
AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a US-based global biopharmaceutical company, announced yesterday that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the inclusion of moderate to severe fingernail psoriasis data in the HUMIRA(R) (adalimumab) prescribing information for patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis.
Fingernails can be set in diamonds and other precious stones and those with individual designs often sell for many thousands of pounds.
Described as an ultra-cool, precision tool for cool dudes, well groomed men and stylish ladies, the Clyppi fingernail clipper is an ergonomic fingernail cutter designed to suit the shape of the human hand.
2, was designed to visually mimic the damage caused by fingernail mar at calculated velocities ranging from 0.
BRITAIN'S got talons judging by how much women blow on their fingernails each year.
Here's something that's been bugging me for what seems like forever: What trick of creation or evolution causes human beings like you and me to come into the world equipped with fingernails and toenails?
A fingernail replaces itself in about six months while a toenail takes a year.
For most people, a broken fingernail is hardly a tragedy.
JEMMA BURNS has vowed never to eat at a McDonald's restaurant again after discovering a dirty yellow fingernail in her bowl of porridge.
By the 1500s the association of -nail with the body's nails led to a new sense for angnail, "sore around a fingernail or toenail.