oncholysis

oncholysis

[äŋ′käl·ə·səs]
(medicine)
A slow process of loosening of a nail from its bed, beginning at the free edge and progressing gradually toward the root.
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(6) Case reports of dermal effects from topical BA exposure include xerosis, hyperkeratosis, Assuring and oncholysis in a carpenter who often used paints and glues containing BA and a mechanic whose hands were unprotected.