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Structure of lunula

Known as: Lunula 
A pale, convex shaped area on the surface of the proximal end of the nail plate.
National Institutes of Health

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2008
2008
BACKGROUND Chronic renal failure is known to cause various nail pathologies. They may be directly related to the renal condition… Expand
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND The Psoriasis Area and Severity Index does not take the severity of nail involvement into account. OBJECTIVES To… Expand
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2004
2004
The effect and mechanism of inorganic carbon (IC) on the biodegradation of dimethyl phthalate (DMP) by a green microalga… Expand
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2003
2003
In this study, the effects of 1 mM sodium nitrite, a reactive nitrogen species (RNS) generator, and 0.5 mM paraquat, which… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The effective concentrations of copper on the inhibition of the growth of Scenedesmus obliquus, Chlorella pyrenoidosa and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Onychomycosis is a relatively common condition affecting toenails more than fingernails. It is caused predominantly by… Expand
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND Onychomatricoma is a nail matrix tumor that has been well characterized clinically but not histologically. OBJECTIVE… Expand
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1992
1992
Altogether 157 patients with onychomycosis affecting not more than 80% of the surface area of nail with intact lunula and matrix… Expand
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Review
1986
Review
1986
Solar-induced cutaneous changes are more prevalent and profound in older persons and, thus, are often inappropriately attributed… Expand
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1950
1950
Ingrowing toe nail and onychogryphosis arising from deformity of the nail bed of the great toe often give rise to much disability… Expand
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