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Definitions of unguis:

part of speech: noun

A nail.

part of speech: noun

1. Onyx, nail, one of the thin, horny, transparent plates covering the dorsal surface of the distal end of each terminal phalanx of fingers and toes. A nail consists of corpus or body, the visible part, and radix or root at the proximal end concealed under a fold of skin. The under part of the nail is formed from the stratum germinativum and mucosum of the epidermis, the free surface from the stratum lucidum, the thin cuticular fold overlapping the lunula representing the stratum corneum. 2. Os unguis, the lacrymal bone, os lacrimale. 3. Hippocampus minor, calcar avis. 4. A collection of pus in the cornea, onyx, hypopyon.

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The central portion of the pharynx, extending from the level of the palate to the vestibule of the larynx. ...