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  1. Nail PlateThe ______ is relatively porous and will allow water to pass through.

          

  2. MatrixThe natural nail is an appendage of the _____.

          

  3. EponychiumWhat is the living skin at the base of the natural nail plate that covers the matrix area?

          

  4. shinyA normal, healthy nail is ______.

          

  5. SkinA normal, healthy nail is ______.

          

  6. Push BackCosmetologists are allowed to ______ the eponychium.

          

  7. 4 to 6 monthsHow long does replacement of the natural fingernail usually take?

          

  8. LunulaThe _____ is the whitish, half-moon shape at the base of the nail.

          

  9. SidewallUnlike healthy hair, healthy nails are not ____ periodically

          

  10. 15 and 25 percentThe nail has a water content between _______.

          

  11. BodyThe appearance of the nails can reflect the general health of the _____.

          

  12. MatrixThe natural nail is an appendage of the _____.

          

  13. 9 months to 1 yearHow long does it take for toenails to be fully replaced?

          

  14. CuticleThe _____ is the whitish, half-moon shape at the base of the nail.

          

  15. Nail CuticleWhat is the dead, colorless tissue attached to the natural nail plate?

          

  16. Free EdgeUnlike healthy hair, healthy nails are not ____ periodically

          

  17. Bed EpitheliumWhat is the living skin at the base of the natural nail plate that covers the matrix area?

          

  18. CuticleWhat is the dead, colorless tissue attached to the natural nail plate?

          

  19. Nail BedWhat is the portion of the living skin on which the nail plate sits?

          

  20. Sidewall"lateral nail fold" ; the fold of skin overlapping the side of the nail.

          

  21. HyponychiumWhat is the slightly thickened layer of skin that lies between the fingertip and free edge of the natural nail plate?

          

  22. Nail FoldsFolds of normal skin that surround the natural nail plate.

          

  23. ShedA normal, healthy nail is ______.

          

  24. MatrixThe _____ is the area where the nail plate cells are formed.

          

  25. Natural Nail UnitComposed of several major parts of the fingernail including the nail plate, nail bed, matrix, cuticle, eponychium, hyponychium, specialized ligaments, and nail fold.

          

  26. Natural Nail"onyx" ; the hard protective plate is composed mainly of keratin, the same fibrous protein found in skin and hair.

          

  27. ThumbThe finger nail on the ______ typically grows slowest.

          

  28. Nail BedPortion of the living skin that supports the nail plate as it grows toward the free edge.

          

  29. Nail PlateFolds of normal skin that surround the natural nail plate.

          

  30. LigamentA _______ is a tough band of fibrous tissue that connects the bones or holds an organ in place.

          

  31. Nail GroovesFolds of normal skin that surround the natural nail plate.

          

  32. Nerves, lymph, and blood vesselsWhat 3 things does the matrix contain?