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Noun: overgrowth  'ow-vu(r),growth
  1. Excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland
    - giantism, gigantism
  2. A profusion of growth on or over something else

Derived forms: overgrowths

Type of: cornucopia, hypertrophy, plethora, profuseness, profusion, richness

Encyclopedia: Overgrowth