from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of growing inward or into.
- n. Something that grows inward or into.
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- n. Growth inwards.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A growth or development inward.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Growth inward; also, that which grows inward.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. something that grows inward
The "ingrowth" is not like a cancer that continues to grow.
After 6 months most of these leads have their "ingrowth" of tissue well-established.
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It does not seem to play a role in cause of tissue ingrowth inside a stent, which is really mechanical problem.
SHAH: Trouble that could lead to either another angioplasty, or possibly -- there is a new approach to treating this ingrowth of tissue in the stent.
Too much time, too much history, too much ingrowth.
The horny processes are continuous with the hoof proper at the point where the epithelial ingrowth first commenced to invade the corium, and fuses here with the horn derived from the cells of the rete Malpighii which have _not_ grown inwards, and which are found between the processes in the intact foot.
On examining a section of the hoof it was found that a vertical horny ridge corresponding to the external fissure had been formed on the internal surface of the wall, and that a well-marked cicatrix extended upwards through the structure of the hoof at the part forming the cutigeral groove; furthermore, _a similar ingrowth had been taking place in the line of the oblique incisions made for the relief of the sand-crack_.
The horn of the wall is shown, and the horn-core ( 'horny laminæ') of the epithelial ingrowth.
In the course of embryonic development all glands are formed by an ingrowth of the surface.