Definitions for overgrowthˈoʊ vərˌgroʊθ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a growth overspreading or covering something.
Origin of overgrowth:
giantism, gigantism, overgrowth(noun)
excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland
a profusion of growth on or over something else
A usually abundant, luxuriant growth over or on something else. A tangle of growth occurring at the top of trees involving vines and branches, common in jungles.
An excessive growth or increase in numbers.
Excessive size; usually caused by over-production of growth hormone from the pituitary gland.