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ingrowth

[in-grohth] /ˈɪnˌgroʊθ/
noun
1.
growth inward.
2.
something formed by growth inward.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; in-1 + growth
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  • We investigated the field utility of a root-ingrowth sampling technique for measuring root production.
British Dictionary definitions for ingrowth

ingrowth

/ˈɪnˌɡrəʊθ/
noun
1.
the act of growing inwards: the ingrowth of a toenail
2.
something that grows inwards
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ingrowth in Medicine

ingrowth in·growth (ĭn'grōth')
n.
Something that grows inward or into a part of the body.

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