ingrowth

[in-grohth]

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
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ingrowth in Medicine

ingrowth

[ĭngrōth′]
n.
  1. Something that grows inward or into a part of the body.
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