(En español: Lúnula)
Take a look at your thumb and you’ll see this: it’s the light half-moon shape at the very bottom of your nail. Every nail has a lunula, but it’s easiest to see them on thumbnails.
Note: All information on KidsHealth is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
© 1995 - 2017 The Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth. All rights reserved.
© 2017 Rady Children's Hospital–San Diego