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Nail

A unit of length equivalent to 2.25 inches.
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In cases of chronic paronychia there may be some discomfort and swelling but it doesn't produce a build-up of pus.
We used more seeds per unit for the smaller seeded species than for the largest seeded species (5 for Liatris ohlingerae, 10 seeds for Eryngium cuneifolium, Polygonella basiramia, and Paronychia chartacea, and 20 for Hypericum cumulicola).
El area de la cuenca esta ocupada por catorce clases de vegetacion, pertenecientes a seis grupos principales (Figura 1): a) herbazales de roquedales y pedreras (Saxifraga willkomiana, Hieracium vali y Agrostis truncatula, entre otros) (18,6 ha y 3,4% del total); b) herbazal de neveros (Sedum candollei, Digitalis thapsi y Paronychia poligonifolia) (29,1 ha y 5,3%); c) pastizales secos (Festuca curvifolia) con o sin arbustos dispersos de piorno (Cytisus carpetanus) y enebro (Juniperus alpina) (62,6 ha y 11,4%); d) pastizal humedo (Nardus stricta y Festuca iberica) (48,3 ha y 8,8%); e) cinco clases de matorrales abiertos y muy abiertos de piorno y/o enebro (286,9 ha y 52,2% del total) y; f) tres clases de matorrales densos de piorno y/o enebro (104,3 ha y 18,9%).
The University of Houston varsity football player presented in August 2002 with onychocryptosis and an acute paronychia of his right great toenail.
A IT sounds as though you have a condition called paronychia.
This morning we cured Sam's paronychia by making a delicate incision just beside his fingernail and letting a good squish of smelly pus out of his finger end.
2000) further recommend noting nail appearance including onychomycosis, atrophy, hypertrophy, and paronychia.
1 + * Digitaria californica + + + Argemone subfusiformis + + * Tessaria dodonaefolia * * * Silene anthirrina * * * Nama undulatum + + * Sonchus oleraceus + + * Paronychia chilensis * * + Solanum salicifolium * * * Munroa mendocina + * * Prosopis alpataco * * + Lupinus aff.
Ingrown toenails are often accompanied by paronychia (inflammation of skin near the nails).
The sugar solution was removed during the experiments, and bugs were placed in the arena together with a branch of the flowering host plant Paronychia argentea.
Specific conditions of the skin that we sought to identify included cellulitis, eczema, psoriasis, impetigo, infected cuts, boils, abscesses, paronychia, head lice, and scabies.
Dermatologic toxicities, related to Vectibix blockade of EGF binding and subsequent inhibition of EGF receptor-mediated signaling pathways, included but were not limited to dermatitis acneiform, pruritus, erythema, rash, skin exfoliation, paronychia, dry skin, and skin fissures.