Definitions for giantismˈdʒaɪ ənˌtɪz əm
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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.
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