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ingrown

/in·grown/ (in´grōn) having grown inward, into the flesh.

ingrown

(ĭn′grōn′)
adj.
1. Grown abnormally into the flesh: an ingrown toenail.
2. Innate or inveterate: ingrown habits.
3. Having the attention focused inward; having little exchange with others; insular: "the small, ingrown world of lower Manhattan" (Forbes).
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