Type
Crossword
Description

Part of the nail plate that extends over the tip of the finger or toe. Free edge
Hardened keratin plate that sits on and covers the natural nail bed. It is the most visible and functional part of the natural nail unit. Nail plate
Dead, colorless tissue that attached to the natural nail plate Cuticle
Visible part of the matrix that extends from underneath the living skin; it's the whitish, half moon shaped at the base of the nail Lunula
Area where the nail plate cells are formed. Matrix
Furrow run alongside on each side of the nail Nail grooves
Portion of the living skin that supports the nail plate as it grows toward the free edge Nail bed
The tissue bordering the root and sides of the fingernail or toenail Perionychium
Folds of skin overlapping the sides of the nails. Nail walls
Slightly thickened layer of skin under the nail that lies between the fingertip and free edge of the natural nail plate Hyponychium
Also known as onyx Natural nail
Living skin at the base of the natural nail plate that covers the matrix Eponychium

Nail Structure Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Thin layer of tissue that attaches the nail plate and the nail bed Bedepithelium
Dead, colorless tissue that attached to the natural nail plate Cuticle
Living skin at the base of the natural nail plate that covers the matrix Eponychium
Part of the nail plate that extends over the tip of the finger or toe. Free edge
Slightly thickened layer of skin under the nail that lies between the fingertip and free edge of the natural nail plate Hyponychium
Tough band of fibrous tissue that connects bones or holds an organ in place Ligament
Visible part of the matrix that extends from underneath the living skin; it's the whitish, half moon shaped at the base of the nail Lunula
Area where the nail plate cells are formed; this area is composed of matrix cells that produce the nail plate. Matrix
Portion of the living skin that supports the nail plate as it grows toward the free edge Nail bed
Folds of normal skin that surround the natural nail plate Nailfolds
Furrow on each side of the nail Nailgroove
When the nail is abnormal in shape or form Nailmalformation
Hardened keratin plate that sits on and covers the natural nail bed. It is the most visible and functional part of the natural nail unit. Nailplate
Composed of several major parts of the fingernail including the nail plate, nail bed, matrix, cuticle, eponychium, hyponychium, specialized, ligaments, and nail fold. Nailunit
Also known as onyx Naturalnail
The tissue bordering the root and sides of the fingernail or toenail Perionychium
Also known as lateral nail fold Sidewall

Nail Structure & Growth Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Also know as the onyx Natural nail
Composed of several major parts of the fingernail Nail unit
Hardened keratin plate that sits on and covers the natural nail bed Nail plate
Part of the nail plate that extends over the tip of the finger or toes Free edge
Portion of the living skin that supports the nail plate Nail bed
Thin layer of tissue that attaches the nailplate and nail bed Bed epithelium
Area where the nail plate cells are formed Matrix
Whitish, halfmoon shape Lunula
Dead, colorless tissue attached to the natural nail plate Cuticle
Living skin at the base of the natural nail plate that covers the matrix Eponychium
The tissue bordering the root and sides of a fingernail or toenail Perionychium
Slightly thickened layer of skin under the nail that lies between the fingertip and free age Hyponychium
Slightly thickened layer of skin under the nail that lies between the fingertip and free edge Hyponychium
Tough band of fibrous tissue that connects bones or holds an organ together Ligament
Fold of normal skin That surrounds the natural nail plate Nail fold
Furrow on each side of the nail Nail groove
Lateral nail fold Sidewall
When the nail is abnormal in shape or form Nail malformation

Chapter 9 Nail Structure & Growth Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Water content of a healthy nail. 15__25_PERCENT
Replacement of the natural fingernail usually takes about ? 2__8_MONTHS
Thin layer of tissue that attaches the nail plate and the nail bed. BED_EPITHELIUM
Living skin at the base of the natural nail plate that covers the matrix area. EPONYCHIUM
Part of the nail plate that extends over the tip of the finger or toe. FREE_EDGE
The slightly thickened layer of skin under the nail that lies between the fingertip and the free edge of the nail plate HYPONYCHIUM
a tough band of fibrous tissue that connects bones or holds an organ in place. LIGAMENT
Visisble part of the matrix that extends from underneath the living skin. LUNULA
the area where the nail plate cells are formed. MATRIX
Portion of the living skin that supports the nail plate as it grows toward the free edge. NAIL_BED
Dead, colorless tissue attached to the natural nail plate. NAIL_CUTICLE
Folds of normal skin that surround the natural nail plate. NAIL_FOLDS
Slits or furrows on the sides of the sidewall. NAIL_GROOVES
Composed of the nail plate, nail bed, matrix cuticle, eponychium, hyponychium, specialized ligaments, and nail fold. NATURAL_NAIL_UNIT
AKA lateral nail fold; the fold of skin overlapping the side of the nail. SIDEWALL

Nail Structure Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Tissue attached to nail plate and nail bed Bed Epitheelium
Dead colorless tissue Cuticle
Skin that covers the matrix Eponychium
Extends over the tip of the finger Free Edge
Skin under the nail that lies between the fingertip and free edge Hyponychium
Fibrous tissue Ligament
Whitish half moon shape Lunula
Area where the nail plate cells are formed Matrix
Living skin that supports the nail plate Nail Bed
Skin that surrounds the natural nail plate Nail Folds
Furrow on each side of the nail Nail Groove
Abnormal in shape or form Nail Malformation
Most visible and functional part of the natural nail Nail Plate
Composed of several major parts of the fingernail Nail Unit
Also known as Onyx Natural Nail
Tissue bordering the root and sides of fingernail Perionychium
Also known as lateral nail fold Sidewall

Nail Crossword ( cosmetology )

Type
Crossword
Description

Use of aromatic fragrances to induce relaxation; therapy through aroma Aromatherapy
To slope the free edge of the nail surface to smooth any rough edges Bevel
Implement that holds a disposable chamois cloth that is used to add shine to the nail and to smooth out wavy ridges on nails Chamois buffer
Hardness that use dimethyl urea (DMU) and add cross links to the natural nail plate but do not cause adverse skin reactions Dimethyl urea hardness
Light, continuous-stroking massage movement applied with fingers and palms in a slow and rhythmic manner. Effleurage
Abnormal conditions that occurs when the skin is stretched by the nail plate; usually caused by serious injury or allergic reaction Nail pterygium
Atrophy or wasting away of the nail; caused by injury or disease Onychatrophia
Inflammation of the nail matrix with shedding of the nail. Onychia
Ingrown nails. Onychocryptosis
Thickening and increased curvature of the nail. Onychogryposis
Thin layer of tissue between the nail plate and the nail bed Bed epithelium
Dead tissue that tightly adheres to the nail plate Cuticle
Living skin at the base of the nail plate covering the matrix area Eponychium
Part of the nail plate that extends over the tip of the finger or toe Free edge
The slightly thickened layer of skin that lies beneath the free edge of the nail plate Hyponychium
Tough bank of fibrous tissue that connects bones or holds an organ in place Ligament
Whitish, half-moon shape at the base of nail plate, caused by the reflection of light off the surface of the matrix Lunula
Area where the natural nail is formed; this area is composed of matrix cells that make up the nail plate Matrix
Portion of the skin that the nail plate sits on Nail bed
Fold of normal skin that surrounds the nail plate Nail fold

Chp 9 & 10 Milady Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the technical term for the natural nail Onyx
What system are nails a part of Inegumentary
Part of the nail plate that extends over tip of finger or toe Free edge
A hardened keratin plate that sits in an covers nail bed Nail plate
Create nail plate cells, may appear as one but is b made up of 100 nail cell layers Matrix cells
What helps guide the nail plate along as it grows Bed epithelium
What is made of many nerves and is attached to nail plate hub to in layer of tissue the ( Bed Epithelium ) Nail bed
Dead colorless tissue attached to natural nail plate Cuticle
Living skin at base of natural nail that covers matrix area Eponychium
Visible part of the matrix that extends from underneath the living skin; it is the whitish, half moon sharp at the base of the nail Lunula
The tissue bordering the root and sides of a fingernail or toenail Perionychium
Also known as white spots on nails ; caused by minor injury to nail matrix Leukonychia
Fungal infection of the natural nail Onychomycosis
Also known as athletes foot; medical terms for fungal infections of the feet Tinea Pedis

Nail Disorders and Diseases Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Conditions that occurs when the skin is stretched by the nail plate; usually caused by a serious injury or skin reaction. Nail Pterygium
Lifting plate from the nail bed without shedding, usually beginning at the free edge and continuing toward the lunula area. Onycholysis
Severe inflammation of the nail in which a lump of red tissue grows up from the nail bed to the plate. Pyogenic granuloma
Visible depressions (furrows) running across the width of the natural nail plate. Beaus Lines
Nail bed color; caused by lack of circulating oxygen in the red blood cells. Blue Finger Nails
Blood clot forms under the nail plate, causing a dark purplish spot. Due to small injuries to the nail bed. Bruised Nail Beds
Variety of color; may indicate surface staining, a systemic disorder, or poor blood circulation Discolored Nails
Thin, white nail plates that are more flexible than normal and can curve over the free edge. Egg Shell nails
Condition in which the living tissue surrounding the nail plate splits or tears. Hang nail
Soft spoon nails with concave shape that appear scooped out. Koilonychia
Discoloration (white spots) o the nails, usually caused by injury to the matrix area, not related to the body's health or vitamin deficiencies. Leukonychia spots
Darkening of finger nails or toenails, may seem as black band within the nail plate, extending from the base to the free edge. Melanonychia
Condition caused by an injury or disease of the nail unit. Nail disorder
Vertical lines running through the length of the natural nail plate that are caused by uneven growth of the nails, usually the result of normal aging. Ridges
Caused by trauma or injury to the nail bed that damages the capillaries and allow small amounts of blood flow. Splinter Hemorrhage
Also known as athlete's foot; red itchy rash of the skin on the bottom of the feet and/or in between the toes. Tinea Pedis
Portion of the living skin that supports the nail plate as it grows towards the free edge. Nail Bed
Fold of normal skin that surrounds the natural nail plate. Nail fold
Furrow on each side of the nail. Nail Groove
Hardened keratin plate that sits on the cover of the natural nail bed it is the most visible and functional part of the natural nail unit. Nail plate
When the nail is abnormal in shape or form. Nail Malformation
Composed of seven major parts of the finger nail Nail Unit

Nail Structure Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

nail grooves
hyponychium
nail bed
free edge
nail wall
matrix
eponychium
nail plate
lunula
cuticle

Nail Anatomy Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

Natural nail is also called what? Onyx
white half moon shape lunula
supports the nail plate nail bed
Smooth, shiny, and firm healthy nail
Where the nail plate cells are formed Matrix
water content 15-25%
Living skin at base of natural nail plate eponychium
Living skin bordering the root and sides of nail Parionychium
Slightly thickened layer of the skin under the nail hyponychium
Fold of the skin overlapping the side of the mail Sidewall

Nail structure and growth Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

bed epithelium
ligament
sidewall
nail bed
nail groove
perionychium
hyponychium
free edge
lunula
eponychium
cuticle
matrix
keratin
onyx
integumentary