Definition of overgrowth in English:

overgrowth

Syllabification: o·ver·growth
Pronunciation: /ˈōvərˌgrōTH
 
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noun

  • Excessive growth: intestinal bacterial overgrowth
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    • Steroids, however, can lead to bacterial or fungal overgrowth in patients with already compromised skin.
    • In one of them there was fungal contamination and overgrowth making it impossible to detect bacterial growth.
    • The administration of ice chips is one way to reduce mouth dryness, make patients more comfortable, and keep down bacterial overgrowth.

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