Complete Definition of "overgrowth"

English
Etymology
over + growth

Noun
overgrowth

  1. A usually abundant, luxuriant growth over or on something else. A tangle of growth occuring at the top of trees involving vines and branches, common in jungles.
  2. An excessive growth or increase in numbers.
  3. Excessive size; usually caused by over-production of growth hormone from the pituitary gland.

Synonyms
hyperplasia
hypertrophy
gigantism

Antonyms
undergrowth

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