giantism

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gi·ant·ism

 (jī′ən-tĭz′əm)
n.
1. The quality or condition of being a giant.
2. See gigantism.

giantism

(ˈdʒaɪənˌtɪzəm)
n
(Pathology) another term for gigantism

gi•ant•ism

(ˈdʒaɪ ənˌtɪz əm)

n.
2. the state or quality of being a giant.
[1630–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.giantism - excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland
hyperpituitarism - excessive activity of the pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess secretion of growth hormone)
hypertrophy - abnormal enlargement of a body part or organ
2.giantism - excessive largeness of stature
bigness, largeness - the property of having a relatively great size