ingrowth

noun
in·​growth | \ ˈin-ˌgrōth How to pronounce ingrowth (audio) \

Definition of ingrowth

1 : a growing inward (as to fill a void)
2 : something that grows in or into a space

First Known Use of ingrowth

1870, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of ingrowth was in 1870

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ingrowth

noun
in·​growth | \ ˈin-ˌgrōth How to pronounce ingrowth (audio) \

Medical Definition of ingrowth

1 : a growing inward (as to fill a void) ingrowth of cells
2 : something that grows in or into a space lymphoid ingrowths

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