1907, however, was a year of great overproduction all over Italy.
The latter figure is apparently about the production agreed upon between the Chilean government and the nitrate companies to prevent overproduction and a resulting decline in price.
Functioning tumors may cause overproduction of sex hormones.
Brain overproduction of factors promoting sex hormone production can also be the result of brain infections or injury.
Hyperthyroidism is the overproduction of thyroid hormones by an overactive thyroid.
Antithyroid drugs are often administered to help the patient's body cease overproduction of thyroid hormones.
It is caused by the overproduction of sebum.
Acne is caused by the overproduction of sebum during puberty when high levels of the male hormone androgen cause excess sebum to form.
Seborrheic dermatitis (for which there may also be a genetic predisposition) is usually caused by overproduction of the oil glands.
Beekeepers work to encourage the overproduction of honey so the excess can be harvested without harming the bee colony.
This may occur if the mother takes the hormone progesterone to prevent a miscarriage, but more often it is caused by an overproduction of certain hormones.
Overproduction and overexcretion of porphyrins causes low, unhealthy levels of heme and certain important enzymes, creating various physical symptoms.
Less common causes of cerumen impaction include overproduction of earwax by the glands in the ear canal or an abnormally narrow ear canal that tends to trap the wax.
The overproduction of erythroblasts can cause the liver and spleen to become enlarged, potentially causing liver damage or a ruptured spleen.
Overproduction of hGH or IGH-I, or an exaggerated response to these hormones, can lead to gigantism or acromegaly, both of which are characterized by a very large stature.
Gigantism-Excessive growth, especially in height, resulting from overproduction of growth hormone during childhood or adolescence by a pituitary tumor.
Pheochromocytoma-A tumor that originates from the adrenal gland's chromaffin cells, causing overproduction of catecholamines, powerful hormones that induce high blood pressure and other symptoms.
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is overproduction of immature (underdeveloped) lymphocytes, called lymphoblasts.
Overproduction also impaired a process called apoptosis, whereby damaged or unwanted cells self-destruct 14.
Hormone changes may lead to an overproduction of oil from the sebaceous glands, which can lead to acne.
Gigantism is the result of hGH overproduction in early childhood leading to a skeletal height up to 8 feet (2.5 m) or more.
The somatotropin test also aids in documenting the excess hGH production responsible for gigantism or acromegaly, and confirms underactivity or overproduction of the pituitary gland (hypopituitarism or hyperpituitarism, respectively).
Hyperandrogenism: The overproduction of male hormones (androgens) by the girl's body can interrupt menstruation.
The word usage examples above have been gathered from various sources to reflect current and historial usage. They do not represent the opinions of YourDictionary.com.