in-growing

ingrowing

[in-groh-ing]
adjective
1.
growing into the flesh: an ingrowing nail.
2.
growing within or inward.

Origin:
1865–70; in-1 + growing

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ingrowing (ˈɪnˌɡrəʊɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  (esp of a toenail) growing abnormally into the flesh
2.  growing within or into

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ingrowing in·grow·ing (ĭn'grō'ĭng)
adj.
Growing inward or into a part of the body, especially into the flesh.

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