Skip to Content


Pronunciation: ak′rō-meg′ă-lō-jī′gan-tizm

Definition: Gigantism in which enlarged facial features, disproportionately enlarged limbs. and other signs of acromegaly are prominent.

[acro- + G. megas, great, + gigas, giant]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.