Etymology
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overgrowth (n.)

"exuberant or excessive growth," c. 1600, from over- + growth. Also see overgrown.

updated on October 29, 2019

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Definitions of overgrowth from WordNet

overgrowth (n.)
excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland;
Synonyms: giantism / gigantism
overgrowth (n.)
a profusion of growth on or over something else;
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