gigantisms

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

gigantisms

  1. plural form of gigantism

Latvian[edit]

Gigantisms

Etymology[edit]

From gigants (giant) +‎ -isms.

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Noun[edit]

gigantisms m (1st declension)

  1. gigantism (excessive growth of an individual's body or body part, usually due to excessive production of growth hormones)
    ja cilvēka augums pārsniedz 2 metrus, runā par gigantismu — if a person's height excedes 2 meters, one speaks of gigantism
    ja piedzimst bērns, kura hipofīze producē pārāk daudz hormona, tad izveidojas tā sauktais gigantisms... tāds bērns izaug 2 līdz 2,5 m garumam, saglabājot ķermeņa proporcionalitāti — if a child is born whose pituitary gland produces too much hormone, then occurs the so-called gigantism... such a child grows up to 2 to 2.5m, conserving body proportions

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