Nail

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Nail

A unit of length equivalent to 2.25 inches.
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Third to fifth pereopods moderately stout, similar in structure but slightly increasing in relative length from third to fifth; dactyli subconical, 0.3-0.4 length of propodi, each terminating in strong, curved corneous unguis, flexor surface with about ten corneous, distally curved, spinules arranged in three or four rows; propodi increasing in length from third to fifth, each with three or four spinules on ventrodistal margin and irregular two rows of spinules on ventral surface in third and fourth, with double row of spinules laterally and single row of sparse spinules mesially in fifth; carpi 0.7-0.9 length of propodi in third and fourth pereopods, 0.5-0.6 in fifth pereopod; meri and ischia unarmed.
In pereiopod VII, despite gradual sequential immersion from the unguis to the 5th podite (Fig.
To quantify hoof size, two measurements were taken (Figure 1): 1) hoof length (HL) was defined as the linear distance from the tip of the dew claw to the tip of the medial unguis, and 2) hoof width (HW) was defined as the maximum width of the medial unguis.
Etym XVI, 8, 3, in his list of "de rubris gemmis" where he explains how "Onyx appellata quod habeat in se permixtum candorem in similitudinem unguis humanae": the Plinian source is XXXVII, 90-91).