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Anatomy of Toenail


Anatomy of Toenail
The average growth rate of toenails is about 1 mm a month. The rounded shape of the free edge of the nails is dictated by the shape of the lunula. After avulsion of a nail, the free edge of the new one grows parallel to the lunula.

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Anatomy of Toenail