PIGS

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PIGS

  1. (genetics) Phosphatidylinositol glycan anchor biosynthesis, class S, a human gene.
  2. (economics, widely considered derogatory)
    1. (since the 1990s) Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain, countries of southern Europe noted for similar economic environments.
    2. (since 2008) Portugal, Ireland and/or Italy, Greece and Spain, grouped on the basis of their high indebtedness during the European sovereign debt crisis.

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