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Introduction: Nail

Description of Nail

Nail: horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Nail: The thin, horny plates that cover the dorsal surfaces of the distal phalanges of the fingers and toes of primates.
Source: MeSH 2007

Nail: Related Topics

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Nail as an Organ

Nail (organ): Another name for Nails.

Nail (organ): Nails are scaly structures made of dead cells and keratin. Nails are...more »

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Nail

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Nail

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Nail

The following list attempts to classify Nail into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • horny structure,unguis
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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