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Definition of Fingernail

  1. A thin, horny, transparent plate covering the dorsal surface of the tip of each finger; comprised of dead keratin cells. The fingernail is a complex unit. Most people’s fingernails take three to six months to completely grow out.

Added to the Nail Glossary on November 14, 2016

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