Why do toenails grow slower than fingernails?

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Why do toenails grow slower than fingernails?

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Are you sure they do? Toe nails are larger and thicker so going by volume they are probably pretty close. Plus they serve different purposes.

Your toes are the furthest part of your body from the heart. Therefore it is harder to circulate the nutrients needed to grow nails to the toes compared to your fingertips. Your toes receive less nutrients so the toenail grows slower.

They are approximately 4 times as thick but are made of the same thing, so it takes them around 4 times as long to attain the same length