Growing inwards or within something, especially (of a toenail) growing abnormally so as to press into the flesh.
- 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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