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overgrowth

Syllabification: o·ver·growth
Pronunciation: /ˈōvərˌɡrōTH
 
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Definition of overgrowth in English:

noun

Excessive growth: intestinal bacterial overgrowth
More example sentences
  • 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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