acromegalic gigantism


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ac·ro·me·gal·ic gi·gan·tism

a form of pituitary gigantism in which the signs of acromegaly accompany abnormal height.
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acromegalic gigantism

Gigantism characterized by overgrowth of the bones of the hands, feet, and face, owing to excessive production of pituitary growth hormone after full skeletal growth has been attained.
See also: gigantism
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