giantism

[ jahy-uh n-tiz-uh m ]
/ ˈdʒaɪ ənˌtɪz əm /

noun

Pathology. gigantism.
the state or quality of being a giant.

Origin of giantism

First recorded in 1630–40; giant + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for giantism

giantism

/ (ˈdʒaɪənˌtɪzəm) /

noun

another term for gigantism
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Medicine definitions for giantism

giantism

[ jīən-tĭz′əm ]

n.

The quality or condition of being great in size.
gigantism
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