hyperproduction

noun hy·per·pro·duc·tion \ ˌhī-pər-prə-ˈdək-shən , -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

hyperproducer

play \ˌhī-pər-prə-ˈdü-sər, -prō-, -ˈdyü-\ or hyper-producer noun, plural hyperproducers or hyper-producers
    • a bacterial hyperproducer of erythromycin

First Known Use of hyperproduction

1866

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hyperproduction

noun hy·per·pro·duc·tion \ -prə-ˈdək-shən, -prō- \

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 AngierThe New York Times19 June 2001

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