NAIL BITING

is the habitual biting of ones fingernails. Otherwise known as onychophagia.

NAIL BITING: "Nail biting is a habit which is observed during intervals of boredom or anxiety."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "NAIL BITING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nail-biting/ (accessed November 17, 2017).
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