Definition of macrosomia in English:

macrosomia

noun

Medicine
  • Excessive size of the body or a part of it, gigantism; (later) especially excessive size of the fetus for gestational age (most commonly as a result of maternal diabetes).

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robley Dunglison (1798–1869), physician and medical writer. From macro- + ancient Greek σῶμα body + -ia.

Pronunciation

macrosomia

/ˌmakrə(ʊ)ˈsəʊmɪə/