Gigantism - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dʒaɪˈɡæntɪzəm|  American pronunciation of the word gigantism
Brit.  |ˈdʒʌɪɡantɪz(ə)m|  British pronunciation of the word gigantism

noun

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

Examples

...the gigantism that is this newest ocean liner is impossible to describe...

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