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. (during the 1990s) Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain, countries of southern Europe noted for similar economic environments.
    2. (during the European debt crisis) Portugal, Ireland, Greece and Spain, four countries that were unable to refinance their government debt or to bail out over-indebted banks on their own.

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