ingrown hair

n.

A hair that grows at an abnormal angle and turns back into the skin, causing the formation of a pustule or papule.

Nearby words

  1. ingressive,
  2. ingressively,
  3. ingrid,
  4. ingrowing,
  5. ingrown,
  6. ingrown nail,
  7. ingrowth,
  8. inguen,
  9. inguinal,
  10. inguinal canal


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