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Free Edge of a Nail

Summary Information: Free Edge of a Nail

Free Edge of a Nail: The free edge of a nail is the white-colored, scaly portion of a nail that projects from the body of the nail at tip of the finger or toe. The free edge of a nail is made of dead cells and keratin and is an extension of the epidermis, the thin, uppermost layer of the skin. Functions of the free edge of the nail include protecting the ends of the fingers and toes and aiding in gripping and holding objects. Conditions that can afflict the free edge of the nail include hangnail and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Free Edge of a Nail

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Free Edge of a Nail:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Free Edge of a Nail

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Sub Parts: Free Edge of a Nail

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Free Edge of a Nail:

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Free Edge of a Nail

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Free Edge of a Nail:

  • Cracked nail
  • Chipped nail
  • Pain

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