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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
Associated concepts: large law firms
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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Completed over two operations - Mike's took place in 1996 - it leaves the patient without a large intestine yet able to function more or less normally.
Foods with these compounds make it to your large intestine without breaking down much.
As a Transported Prodrug of gabapentin, XP13512 utilizes high capacity transport mechanisms located in both the small and large intestine and rapidly converts to gabapentin once in the body.
After it is swallowed, it takes video images of the small intestine as peristalsis moves it through the small and large intestines.
A table is also used in the section on the large intestine to describe histologic features and their associated etiologies in the various patterns of injury.
Sigmoidoscopy (SIG-moy-DAH-skuh-pee) enables the physician to look at the inside of the large intestine from the rectum through the last part of the colon, called the sigmoid colon.
The appendix is a finger-shaped tube, about four inches long, and attached to the large intestine.
The tube then becomes fatter and more muscular; this part is the large intestine.
This is due to the bacteria attacking the large intestine.
LOS ANGELES -- Children's Hospital Los Angeles scientists, led by principal investigator Tracy Grikscheit, MD, have for the first time grown tissue-engineered human large intestine.
Malick's idea of a teaching hospital turns out to be kicking a terrified Digby off the high diving board with a scalpel and using a patient's large intestine as a water slide.
The capsule operates inside the large intestine and is washed out of the body with the bowel movement, leaving no chemicals in the body.