overpopulation

/ (ˌəʊvəˌpɒpjʊˈleɪʃən) /

noun

the population of an area in too large numbers

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Scientific definitions for overpopulation

overpopulation
[ ō′vər-pŏp′yə-lāshən ]

The population of an environment by a particular species in excess of the environment's carrying capacity. The effects of overpopulation can include the depletion of resources, environmental deterioration, and the prevalence of famine and disease.
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