ingrown


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to ingrown: Ingrown fingernail

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).
References in periodicals archive ?
Men who are prone to getting ingrown hairs around their face may find it best to grow out their beard.
* Surgical interventions are more effective than nonsurgical interventions in preventing the recurrence of ingrown toenails.
2 = 0.0048, P = 0.944), the side of the ingrown toenails ( ?
Superficial cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen has been found to be an effective therapeutic modality for ingrown toenail.
For example, waxing can lead to allergic reactions, burns, and even ingrown hairs.
Patients and Methods: A total of 140 cases with Ingrown Toenails were selected and randomly divided into two groups of 70 each.
Ingrown toenails occur when the toenail pierces the skin, typically because the nail has been cut too short or cut in a curve.
Manis and pedis have been shown to help ward off infections and heal blisters, calluses, and ingrown toenails--a big plus for NBA players, who often run more than two miles per game.
A An ingrown toenail develops when the corner or side of one of your toenails grows into the surrounding skin of the toe, causing pain, swelling and, in some cases, infection.
A small percentage of ladies at Tips and Toes also have issues with ingrown nails.
Shaving your legs may seem incredibly simple, but there are still some of us who struggle with it and end up with nicks and cuts, and even ingrown hair.