ingrowing


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in·grow·ing

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

(ˈɪnˌɡrəʊɪŋ)
adj
1. (Pathology) (esp of a toenail) growing abnormally into the flesh
2. growing within or into
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in•grow•ing

(ˈɪnˌgroʊ ɪŋ)

adj.
growing within or inward.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ingrowing - growing abnormally into the flesh; "an ingrown toenail"
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
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Translations

ingrowing

[ˈɪnˌgrəʊɪŋ] ingrown (US) [ˈɪnˌgrəʊn] ADJ ingrowing (toe)nailuña f encarnada
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

ingrowing

[ˈɪngrəʊɪŋ] (British) ingrown [ˈɪngrəʊn] (US) adj
ingrowing toenail (British) ingrown toenail (US)ongle incarné
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

ingrowing

adj (Med) toenaileingewachsen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ingrowing

[ˈɪngrəʊɪŋ] ingrown [ˈɪnˌgrəʊn] adj ingrowing (toe)nailunghia incarnita
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

ingrowing

a. rel. a una parte que crece hacia adentro y no hacia afuera, en forma opuesta a lo normal.
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"I wonder if this is what they call an ingrowing toe-nail?" said Hirst, examining the big toe on his left foot.
My 14-year-old son is developing an ingrowing toenail.
I've got an ingrowing toenail and it's really hurting me.
Your ingrowing toenail may not really be an ingrowing toenail at all and could have been caused by shoes you threw away five years ago.
Absoleute Podiatry, which solves common foot problems including ingrowing toe nails and verrucas and more complicated complaints including flat feet and high arches effecting people's joints, has recently clinched a deal to provide services to staff at supermarket Asda.
Postma has been suffering from an ingrowing toe nail, and as a result decided to forego his normal size nine boots for the more comfortable size 11s of Wolves' goalkeeping coach Bobby Mimms.
Chances are, though, the big baby will cancel the next date because he's tired or has an ingrowing toenail.
He underwent surgery on his back - for ingrowing hairs - in January and spent three weeks in bed having required 48 stitches.
'It does not make a difference what sort of injury it is, it could be an ingrowing toenail, it is always frustrating to miss Test matches,' said Butcher, who will return home after seeing a South African specialist.
Bunions (second most common) and ingrowing toenails (third most) are other afflictions which await those who buy shoes with their eyes and not their feet.
Footballers get their feet kicked and stamped on regularly and such injuries can lead to problems such as ingrowing toenails.
Explaining his colt's delayed debut, the trainer said: 'He came in very late as he had a problem with an ingrowing tooth as a foal and it went wrong.