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ingrowing

[in-groh-ing] /ˈɪnˌgroʊ ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
growing into the flesh:
an ingrowing nail.
2.
growing within or inward.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; in-1 + growing
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ingrowing

/ˈɪnˌɡrəʊɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(esp of a toenail) growing abnormally into the flesh
2.
growing within or into
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in-growing in Medicine

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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