over·growth 'ō-vər-.grōth n
1 a) excessive growth or increase in numbers <an \overgrowth of bacteria...may achieve pathogenic proportions (Jour. Amer. Med. Assoc.)> <an \overgrowth of yeast in the mouth>
2) something (as cells or tissue) grown over something else

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over·growth (oґvər-grōth) 1. excessive growth, as of plants, fungi, or bacteria. 2. in particular, excessive growth of a part, due either to increase in size of the constituent cells (hypertrophy) or to an increase in their number (hyperplasia).

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