hyperproduction

noun
hy·​per·​pro·​duc·​tion | \ ˌhī-pər-prə-ˈdək-shən How to pronounce hyperproduction (audio) , -prō- \
variants: or hyper-production

Definition of hyperproduction

: excessive production, synthesis, or creation Systemic scleroderma, for example, a disease of the connective tissue that results in hyperproduction of collagen, can sometimes wreak unstoppable havoc on the body's organs, hardening them into woodlike uselessness.— Natalie Angier

Other Words from hyperproduction

hyperproducer \ ˌhī-​pər-​prə-​ˈdü-​sər How to pronounce hyperproduction (audio) , -​prō-​ , -​ˈdyü-​ \ or hyper-producer noun, plural hyperproducers or hyper-producers
a bacterial hyperproducer of erythromycin

First Known Use of hyperproduction

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Hyperproduction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperproduction. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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hyperproduction

noun
hy·​per·​pro·​duc·​tion | \ -prə-ˈdək-shən, -prō- How to pronounce hyperproduction (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperproduction

: excessive production or synthesis Systemic scleroderma, for example, a disease of the connective tissue that results in hyperproduction of collagen, can sometimes wreak unstoppable havoc on the body's organs, hardening them into woodlike uselessness.— Natalie Angier, The New York Times, 19 June 2001

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