Definitions for giantismˈdʒaɪ ənˌtɪz əm
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word giantism
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
gi•ant•ismˈdʒaɪ ənˌtɪz əm(n.)
the state or quality of being a giant.
Origin of giantism:
giantism, gigantism, overgrowth(noun)
excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland
excessive largeness of stature
the state or quality of being a giant
Origin: coined in the mid 17th century. In the medical or biological sense of gigantism from the 1880s.
Find a translation for the giantism definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
Are we missing a good definition for giantism?
The Web's Largest Resource for
Definitions & Translations
A Member Of The STANDS4 Network
Nearby & related entries:
Alternative searches for giantism: