- UMLS:C0027342 (ncithesaurus:Nail)
uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim
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]
Use this class for both the nails of primates and the homologous claws of mammals such as mouse.
A horn-like keratin structure covering the dorsal aspect of the terminal phalanges of fingers and toes[WP].
A primate's nail consists of the unguis alone; the subunguis has disappeared