Origin of ingrowth
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This is indicated by the fact that they appear in some cases to be lined by an ingrowth of ectoderm.
The fins, both median and paired, obtain their musculature by the ingrowth into them of muscle buds from the adjoining myotomes.
In the course of embryonic development all glands are formed by an ingrowth of the surface.Disease and Its Causes
William Thomas Councilman
The ingrowth of synovial membrane may fill up the cavity of the joint, or may divide it up into compartments.
Because the mouth and throat are lined by an ingrowth from the external skin; the origin and growth of this is seen in the embryo.Stories of the Universe: Animal Life
- the act of growing inwardsthe ingrowth of a toenail
- something that grows inwards
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- Something that grows inward or into a part of the body.
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