gigantism

[ jahy-gan-tiz-uh m, ji-, jahy-gan-tiz-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF gigantism
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Conversely, in connection with an exaggerated macroscelia, we have gigantism.

Goldstein reported a case of gigantism from overactivity of the pituitary gland after castration.

WORD ORIGIN

1854, from Latin gigant- (see gigantic) + -ism.

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