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ingrowing

(ĭn′grō′ĭng)
adj.
Growing inward or into, especially into the flesh.

ingrowing

(ĭn′grō-ĭng) [L. in, into, + AS. growan, to grow]
Growing inward so that a portion that is normally free becomes covered.
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