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Nail Body

Summary Information: Nail Body

Nail Body: The nail body is the pinkish-colored, scaly portion of a nail that lies over the nail bed. The nail body is attached to the free edge of the nail at the tip and the nail root at its base. The nail body is made of dead cells and keratin and is an extension of the epidermis, the thin, uppermost layer of the skin. Functions of the nail body include protecting the ends of the fingers and toes. Conditions that can afflict the nail body include fungal infection, trauma and subungal hematoma.

Closely Related Organs: Nail Body

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Nail Body

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Other Names: Nail Body

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Sub Parts: Nail Body

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Nail Body

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Nail Body:

  • Pain under nail
  • Blood under nail
  • Pressure under nail
  • Deformed nail
  • Discoloured nail
  • Black nail

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