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A usually abundant, luxuriant growth over or on something else: an overgrowth of ivy on the old house.
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1. a growth overspreading or covering something.
2. excessive growth.
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|Noun||1.||overgrowth - excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland|
hyperpituitarism - excessive activity of the pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess secretion of growth hormone)
hypertrophy - abnormal enlargement of a body part or organ
|2.||overgrowth - a profusion of growth on or over something else|
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n. proliferación excesiva.
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