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Definitions for overgrowth
ˈoʊ vərˌgroʊθover·growth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. giantism, gigantism, overgrowthnoun

    excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland

  2. overgrowthnoun

    a profusion of growth on or over something else

GCIDE

  1. overgrowthnoun

    A growth that has covered somethin over.

Wiktionary

  1. overgrowthnoun

    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.

  2. overgrowthnoun

    An excessive growth or increase in numbers.

  3. overgrowthnoun

    Excessive size; usually caused by over-production of growth hormone from the pituitary gland.

ChatGPT

  1. overgrowth

    Overgrowth refers to an excessive or abnormal increase in size, amount, or extent, often in relation to living organisms such as plants, tissues, cells, or populations. It can also refer to something that has grown too large or spread extensively, beyond its regular or anticipated boundaries.

Wikidata

  1. Overgrowth

    Overgrowth is an upcoming action video game under development by Wolfire Games. It was announced on September 17, 2008 for all three major computer platforms: Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. The game plays as a 3D third-person action game, set in a pre-industrial world of anthropomorphic fighter rabbits, wolves, dogs, cats and rats. The game is designed by David Rosen, mainly known in the Mac game development community for having placed well in the game development contest uDevGames three years in a row.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overgrowth in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overgrowth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of overgrowth in a Sentence

  1. Mia Maguire:

    Wearing sandals while swimming, snorkeling and boogie-boarding, is essential in many San Diego and Los Angeles spots to prevent cuts and injuries, i also love to hike in various types of terrain, so finding a durable pair that can withstand slippery conditions is essential. I’ve owned the brand’s Hurricane sandals for over a year now, and I wear them non-stop during the spring and summer. When I visit Austin( my second home), I love to wear them swimming at the Barton Springs pool( a non-chlorinated natural spring water pool), which is dangerously slippery thanks to the overgrowth of algae.

  2. Robin Foroutan:

    We all have bacteria, yeasts and other types of microbes living in our digestive tracts and many strains of these actually provide a benefit — that's why fermented foods and probiotics are so healthy, but excessive sugar intake can throw off the balance leading to an overgrowth of normally occurring yeast and pathogenic bacteria. This can have a negative effect on our energy, skin, immune function, mood and many other consequences.

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