n. (synonym of gigantism English)
Usage examples of "giantism".
Giantism in beetle larvae is an extended phenotypic effect of protozoan genes.
Giantism in insects and their close kin, arachnids, had become a common in postwar America.
As with the mutates, no one knew whether it was a consequence of protracted exposure to enhanced radiation levels, or a genetic imbalance triggered by one of the chemicals employed during the Big Blast, but cases of giantism occurred regularly.
When people witnessed his implausible wrist-dribble or his zero-gravity double-pump fadeaway jumper off a pick at the high post (a shot that often concluded with the metal-gripping drollery of backspin and dead-rimming), they knew they weren't seeing just another demonstration of giantism engaged in a parody of faunlike grace.