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overgrowth

[′ō·vər‚grōth]
(crystallography)
A crystal growth in optical and crystallographic continuity around another crystal of different composition.
(mineralogy)
A mineral deposited on and growing in oriented, crystallographic directions on the surface of another mineral.
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Both problems occur when goats and sheep are kept in wet soft conditions that encourage hoof overgrowth and bacterial infection.
The E17K mutation of AKT1 causes Proteus syndrome, a rare non-cancerous segmental overgrowth disorder, and the analogous PROS is caused by genetic alterations in the PI3K pathway.
9,10] When overgrowth of an adjacent digit is also present, syndactyly is not unusual.
Atypical mitotic figures are generally absent except in the presence of sarcomatous overgrowth.
The pathogenesis of gingival overgrowth is uncertain and treatment is still largely limited to the maintenance of an improved level of oral hygiene and surgical removal of the overgrowth tissues.
24) Conditions that disrupt the glycocalyx and microvillus portions of the brush border may fuel overgrowth.
Moreover, other studies show that it is a high pregravid BMI--not excessive gestational weight gain or the development of GDM --that plays the biggest role in fetal overgrowth and fetal adiposity.
It explained that an overgrowth of yeast in the gut could cause this - along with all the symptoms I had suffered for so many years.
It is characterized by slow and progressive overgrowth of mesenchymal elements, especially fibroadipose tissue.
The groups cut back hedges and overgrowth, identified homes at greater risk of burglary and issued advice on crime prevention.
This prebiotic function is important for the prevention and treatment of Candida overgrowth
She said: "They had raised PS1,500 to undertake the work which included clearing the overgrowth, erecting a new fence, laying turf, building decking and making Jungle Book characters out of wood.