gigantism


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Synonyms for gigantism

excessive size

excessive largeness of stature

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The fact that he was buried with honors in an elite mastaba-tomb, after reaching adulthood, suggests that gigantism at the time was probably not associated with social margination," the introduction to the study reads.
In line with our commitment to serve NET patients worldwide, this is a significant step after our partner Teijin launched Somatuline for the treatment of acromegaly and pituitary gigantism in Japan in January 2013.
Local gigantism, a manifestation of neurofibromatosis: its relations to general gigantism and to acromegaly; illustrating the influence of intrinsic factors in diseases when development of the body is abnormal.
Very tall people rarely live to a ripe old age and after several years living in quiet seclusion, Ginny Bunford died at the age of 26 in 1922, the cause of death being given as hyperpituitarism and gigantism.
So, alongside accounts of landmarks like the menagerie of brutalist hulks on the Southbank, the urbane gigantism of the Barbican, and Basil Spence's elegant Coventry Cathedral (Fig.
EpiCast Report: Acromegaly and Gigantism - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023
USPRwire, Thu Mar 26 2015] GlobalData estimates the 2013 sales for acromegaly and gigantism at approximately $588m across the 6MM covered in this report.
Even by Beverly Hills gigantism standards, Jeff Greene's 53,000-square-foot estate, dubbed Palazzo di Amore and nestled on 25 acres, appears to exist in an alternative universe.
It was removed last December and the 19-year-old has been recovering from the surgery at home but he is now growing at a rapid rate, due to a condition called gigantism, which causes abnormal growth in children.
Her abnormal growth, called gigantism in medical terms, began at the age of 10.
It is different from gigantism, responsible for many other tall men, where sufferers over produce their growth hormone.
This new study questions some of the current theories about the evolution of climate and life, including the causes for the gigantism of dinosaurs.
This slim, well-illustrated text, details the life of Anna Swan, a Nova Scotia woman who lived in the mid-to-late-eighteen hundreds, and most likely suffered from gigantism.
Peter Mayhew was born with a condition known as gigantism, which causes excessive growth.
This focal gigantism with fatty infiltration is compatible with the diagnosis of macrodystrophia lipomatosa.