having grown into the flesh: an ingrown toenail.
grown within or inward.

1660–70; in-1 + grown Unabridged
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ingrown (ˈɪnˌɡrəʊn, ɪnˈɡrəʊn)
1.  (esp of a toenail) grown abnormally into the flesh; covered by adjacent tissues
2.  grown within; native; innate
3.  excessively concerned with oneself, one's own particular group, etc
4.  ingrained

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Word Origin & History

1670, "native, innate," from in + grown, pp. of grow (q.v.). Of nails, "that has grown into the flesh," 1878.
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Medical Dictionary

ingrown in·grown (ĭn'grōn')
Grown abnormally into the flesh.

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Example sentences
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