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(hwĭt′lō )

[ME. whitflawe, white flow]
Suppurative inflammation at the end of a finger or toe. It may be deep seated, involving the bone and its periosteum, or superficial, affecting parts of the nail.
SYN: SEE: felon; SEE: panaris; SEE: paronychia; SEE: runaround

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