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Definition of Brittle Nails

  1. Characterized by brittle, splitting, peeling, or cracking nails; often caused by dehydration; sometimes linked to health conditions such as hypothyroidism and menopause, medications, diuretics, or iron and vitamin A, C, or B6 deficiencies.


Added to the Nail Glossary on November 14, 2016

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