Asked by mehaksaini | 23rd Apr, 2009, 06:21: PM

Expert Answer:

The nail is divided into six specific parts - the root, nail bed, nail plate, eponychium (cuticle), perionychium, and hyponychium.The nail plate is the part of the nail which is hard, non-living and composed of keratin. Other parts such as the nail bed is living and will feel pain when heat travels to it.

Answered by  | 25th Apr, 2009, 11:43: AM

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