A horn-like keratin structure covering the dorsal aspect of the terminal phalanges of fingers and toes[WP]. [ https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/120 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nail_(anatomy) ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

comment
  • The nails of humans and the claws are moth are highly similar. Both species have a proximal nail fold, cuticle, nail matrix, nail bed, nail plate, and hyponychium. Distinguishing features are the shape of the nail and the presence of an extended hyponychium in the mouse [PMC3579226]
contributor
  • https://github.com/mellybelly
  • https://github.com/cmungall
curator note
  • Use this class for both the nails of primates and the homologous claws of mammals such as mouse.
definition
  • A horn-like keratin structure covering the dorsal aspect of the terminal phalanges of fingers and toes[WP].
has exact synonym
  • nail/claw
id
  • UBERON:0001705
taxon notes
  • A primate's nail consists of the unguis alone; the subunguis has disappeared