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Meaning of OVERGROWTH

Pronunciation:  'owvur`growth

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a profusion of growth on or over something else
  2. [n]  excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland
 

OVERGROWTH is a 10 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: giantism, gigantism
 
 See Also: cornucopia, hyperpituitarism, hypertrophy, profuseness, profusion, richness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O"ver*growth`\, n.
Excessive growth.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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