HyperDic: overgrowth

English > 2 senses of the word overgrowth:
NOUNstateovergrowth, giantism, gigantismexcessive size
attributeovergrowtha profusion of growth on or over something else
overgrowth > pronunciation
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English > overgrowth: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningexcessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland.
Synonymsgiantism, gigantism
Partshyperpituitarismexcessive activity of the pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess secretion of growth hormone)
BroaderhypertrophyAbnormal enlargement of a body part or organ
Catalangegantisme, gigantisme
English > overgrowth: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA profusion of growth on or over something else.
Broaderprofusion, profuseness, richness, cornucopiaThe property of being extremely abundant

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