PIGS

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See also: pigs and PIGs

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

PIGS

  1. (genetics) Phosphatidylinositol glycan anchor biosynthesis, class S, a human gene.

Proper noun[edit]

PIGS

  1. (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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