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ingrowing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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ingrowingin‧grow‧ing /ˌɪnˈɡrəʊɪŋ◂ $ -ˈɡroʊ-/ British English, ingrown /-ˈɡrəʊn◂ $ -ˈɡroʊn◂/ American English adjective [no comparative] 🔊 🔊 MIan ingrowing toenail grows inwards, cutting into the surrounding skin
Examples from the Corpus
ingrowingShe is plump with ingrowing elbows.Clip toenails straight across - never cut too far down at the sides as this leads to ingrowing toenails.
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