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ingrowth

[in-grohth]
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noun
  1. growth inward.
  2. something formed by growth inward.

Origin of ingrowth

First recorded in 1865–70; in-1 + growth
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British Dictionary definitions for ingrowth

ingrowth

noun
  1. the act of growing inwardsthe ingrowth of a toenail
  2. something that grows inwards
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

ingrowth in Medicine

ingrowth

([object Object])
n.
  1. Something that grows inward or into a part of the body.
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