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nails, ingrown

excessive lateral nail growth into the nail fold. Because the lateral margin of the nail acts as a foreign body, inflammation and granulation may result. It is caused by improperly fitting shoes and by improper trimming of the nail.

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Stem Cells and Cell division?

... and endoderm. The outer layer or ectoderm gives rise to the future nervous system and the epidermis (skin and associated organs such as hair and nails). The middle layer or mesoderm gives rise to the connective tissue, muscles, bones and blood, and the endoderm (inner layer) forms the gastrointestinal ...

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Re: UV Reflective Staining

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by Lilyxoxo
Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: UV Reflective Staining
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Views: 8954


... need something that would reflect UV after being processed by the body AND something that would be deposited in with the keratin of the hair / nails. For instance, aspirin reflects UV but I doubt it would wind up in hair in any concentration. You might want to see if there are any forensics ...

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by JoshuaFlynn
Mon Apr 09, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: UV Reflective Staining
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