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adjective abundant, all-embracing, big, broad, capacious, colossal, comprehensive, endless, enlarged, enormous, excessive, expansive, extensive, gargantuan, giant, giant-size, grand, great, great big, huge, immeasurable, immense, king-size, lavish, limitless, lofty, massive, monstrous, of great scope, oversized, sizable, substantial, tremendous, unbounded, unlimited, vast, wide-ranging, wide-reaching
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See also: broad, capacious, considerable, copious, enormous, extensive, flagrant, gross, major, ponderous, prodigious, substantial

LARGE. Broad; extensive; unconfined. The opposite of strict, narrow, or confined. At large, at liberty.

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Glands of the large intestines of healthy individuals do not contain paneth cells.
The diameter of large intestine is greater (about 10cm) at its first one to one and half meters and thereafter diminishes.
Pinworms (Enterobius vermicularis), meanwhile, are very thin and tiny (two to 13mm) white worms that reside in the large intestine where they feed on digested food.
An estimated 1,400,000 Americans have inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, a chronic digestive disorder, and about 30,000 new cases are diagnosed annually Ulcerative colitis, one of the most common types of IBD, causes inflammation and ulcers in the top layers of the lining of the large intestine.
The main point during the operation is to estimate the adequacy of the vascularization of the damaged part of large intestine and its other parts.
Lack of water usually causes impaction of the large intestine, which is not as serious as impaction of the cecum or an intestinal blockage or twist (these are harder to treat successfully).
Appendix by Oxford Dictionary definition is "tissue forming a tube shaped sac attached to the large intestine" and by Oxford Medical Dictionary, "the short thin blind-ended tube,6--7cm long, that is attached to the end of the caecum(a pouch at the start of the large intestine ).
Practical gastroenterology and hepatology; small and large intestine and pancreas.
I WISH to agree with John Thomas of Amlwch about the care I also received at Tegid Ward of Ysbyty Gwynedd, where I had a tumour of the large intestine removed.
A further explanation for the extremely positive effect of blueberries may be that the blueberry fibers are not degraded to such a high degree in the large intestine.
As these yellow pigments pass in stool on the way out of the body, bacteria residing in the large intestine break them down further, so their original yellow color is changed to a dark brown.