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English noun: gigantism

1. gigantism (state) excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland

Synonymsgiantism, overgrowth

Broader (hypernym)hypertrophy

Part holonymhyperpituitarism

2. gigantism (attribute) excessive largeness of stature


Broader (hypernym)bigness, largeness

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