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paronychia (n.)

"inflammation beside a fingernail," 1590s, from Latin, from Greek paronykhia "whitlow," from para- "beside" (see para- (1)) + onyx "nail" (see nail (n.)) + abstract noun ending -ia.

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Definitions of paronychia from WordNet
1
paronychia (n.)
infection in the tissues adjacent to a nail on a finger or toe;
2
Paronychia (n.)
low-growing annual or perennial herbs or woody plants; whitlowworts;
Synonyms: genus Paronychia
From wordnet.princeton.edu