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Ony

Medical term for nail

Etiology

Study of cause of disease

Often called cuticle

Eponychium

Condition where inflammation is at the base of the nail w/ pus

Onychia

Other term for in grown toe nail

Onychicryptosis

Point where nail enters the skin at the nail base is called

Eponychium

Active tissue from which new nail cells are generated

Nail Matrix

If finger nail was lost/ or lost of nail plate how long would it take to grow back

3-6 months

Once destroyed the _________ will grow again

Nail matrix

Adhesive coat for nail polish is

Base coat

Pumice powder is commonly found in what

Cuticle cream

Oil/ moisture under nail enhancement may cause

Enhancement to lift or fall off

Largest bone in the arm is known as

Humerous

Bone found in forearm on the same side as the thumb

Radius

Bone found in forearm on the same side as the thumb

Radius

Use what type of polish remover for artificial nails

Non-acetone

When in use, manicuring/pedi tools should be kept where

On a clean towel

Caused by HPV hard, thick warts

Plantar warts

Caused by HPV hard, thick warts

Plantar warts

Proper tool used to trim cuticles

Nipper

Ideal nail shape

Oval

Often called cuticle, it overlaps the lunula at the base of the nail

Eponychium

Often called cuticle, it overlaps the lunula at the base of the nail

Eponychium

Infection at the nail base, usually has pus, untreated could lose nail

Onychia

Aero from nail root to the free edge no blood vessel/ nerve, no skin just nail

Nail plate & Nail body

Aero from nail root to the free edge no blood vessel/ nerve, no skin just nail

Nail plate & Nail body

Where the nail plate rest contains blood vessels & nerves

Nail Bed

Nail enters skin- nail base called-

Eponychium

Contains blood, lymph, & nerves new nail is made

Nail matrix

Active tissue new nail cells are made

Nail matrix

Active tissue new nail cells are made

Nail matrix

If lost or destroyed how long would it take to grow back a toe nail

9-18months

What will increase blood flow to the nail matrix & cause nail to grow faster

Onychophagy

When pushing back the cuticle how should the tech hold the pusher?

Angled with medium pressure

A semicircular fold of skin overlapping the nail plate on either side

Nail wall

To remove your clients acrylic nails you should ?

Use nippers to remove unwanted nails and then soak off remaining in acetone

These are tracks on both sides of the nail through which it moves as it grows

Grooves/Tracks

This is the skin surrounding, touching, & overlapping the nail on 3 sides

Perionychium

The field of medicine dealing specifically w/ feet related issues?

Podiatry

The skin surrounds, touches, & overlaps the nail?

Perionychium

This term is used to indicate inflammation of the skin surrounding the nail plate/body

Peronychia

The carpus/wrist contains how many bones?

8

What is the primary purpose of the nail primer?

To improve adhesion

One of the functions of the primer when applied during an artificial nail application?

To approve adhesion

One of the functions of the primer when applied during an artificial nail application?

To approve adhesion

What is the function of a dehydrator when applied during an artificial nail application?

Absorb oil & moisture

Wavy nail ridges, often the result of an uneven growth due to injury, are known as?

Currugations

Wavy nail ridges, often the result of an uneven growth due to injury, are known as?

Currugations

Nail tech will shape/ file the nail prior to soaking in the bath because?

Filing dry is easier/ file damp is difficult

Functions as a barrier to stop bacteria/ infection from getting to nail matrix?

Eponychium