ingrown definition

  • adjective:
    • Grown uncommonly in to the skin: an ingrown toenail.
    • Inbred; natural: ingrown habits.
    • Insular; self-contained: "the small, ingrown realm of lower New York” ( Forbes).
    • which has had grown inwards or unusually towards (part of the human anatomy)
    • Having cultivated or showing up to cultivate into some other material, particularly a fingernail or toenail growing into the adjacent skin.
    • growing abnormally to the skin
  • others:
    • Grown from within; innate: as, “Art with Language existed ingrown,”
    • Grown inward: because, an ingrown nail.

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