Definition of ingrowing in English:

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ingrowing

Pronunciation: /ˈɪnɡrəʊɪŋ/

adjective

Growing inwards or within something, especially (of a toenail) growing abnormally so as to press into the flesh.
Example sentences
  • Foot pain was associated with corns, ingrowing toenails, big toe deformities, hammer toes, obesity, and ankle swelling.
  • You won't find many personal accounts of the agonies of backache or ingrowing toenails.
  • My great aunt used to suffer from ingrowing toenails.

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