Retinoid vs Onychorrhexis - What's the difference?

retinoid | onychorrhexis |


As nouns the difference between retinoid and onychorrhexis

is that retinoid is (biochemistry) any of a class of compounds related to vitamin a while onychorrhexis is (pathology) fingernail and toenail brittleness and breakage, such as may be due to excessive strong soap and water exposure, nail polish remover, hypothyroidism, anemia, anorexia nervosa or bulimia, or after oral retinoid therapy.

As an adjective retinoid

is of or pertaining to the retina.

retinoid

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to the retina
  • Noun

    (wikipedia retinoid) (en noun)
  • (biochemistry) Any of a class of compounds related to vitamin A
  • onychorrhexis

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (pathology) fingernail and toenail brittleness and breakage, such as may be due to excessive strong soap and water exposure, nail polish remover, hypothyroidism, anemia, anorexia nervosa or bulimia, or after oral retinoid therapy.
  • Synonyms

    *brittle nails English words prefixed with onycho-