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The answer GIANTISM has 3 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of giantism in various dictionaries:
noun - excessive size
noun - excessive largeness of stature
The quality or condition of being a giant.
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Big fellow is with Frenchman concerned with enormous growth|
|Result of an overactive pituitary|
|Solider, a six-footer, is male with tendency to grow bigger than everyone else|
|Last Seen in these Crosswords & Puzzles|
|Jun 18 2013 USA Today|
|Apr 23 2013 Irish Times (Crosaire)|
|Jan 16 2013 Irish Times (Crosaire)|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|a tendency towards abnormally large size gigantism.|
|A tendency towards abnormally large size gigantism.|
|The quality or condition of being a giant.|
|excessive size usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland|
|excessive largeness of stature|
|Gigantism, also known as giantism (from Greek , gígas, "giant", plural , gígantes), is a condition characterized by excessive growth and height significantly above average. In humans, this condition is caused by over-production of growth hormone in childhood resulting in people between 7 feet (2.13 m) and 9 feet (2.72 m) in height.It is a rare disorder resulting from increased levels of growth hormone before the fusion of the growth plate which usually occurs at some point soon after puberty. This increase is most often due to abnormal tumor growths on the pituitary gland. Gigantism should not be confused with acromegaly, the adult form of the disorder, characterized by somatic enlargement specifically in the extremities and face.|