Giantism - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒaɪəntɪzəm|  American pronunciation of the word giantism
Brit.  |ˈdʒʌɪəntɪz(ə)m|  British pronunciation of the word giantism

noun

- excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland (syn: gigantism, overgrowth)
- excessive largeness of stature (syn: gigantism)

Examples

...the American taste for giantism: big cars, big houses, big servings of food...

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