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gross

 [grōs]
coarse or large; visible to the naked eye.
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Gross

(grōs),
Ludwik, 20th-century U.S. oncologist. See: Gross virus, Gross leukemia virus.

gross

(grōs),
Coarse or large; large enough to be visible to the naked eye; macroscopic.
[L. grossus, thick]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

gross

(grōs)
Coarse or large; large enough to be visible to the naked eye.
[L. grossus, thick]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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A work of visual art--paint and canvas, ink and paper, metal or stone--yields nothing in point of grossness to the fleshy matter of which our arms are framed.
In practice, it's a messy episodic collection of sketches strung together in an incoherent narrative peppered with grotesque grossness and juvenile toilet humour.
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And even though they highlight bizarre bodily functions and physical oddities in almost all of their gags, it is all done without a trace of the grossness which characterises the films of the Farrelly brothers - who bought us There's Something About Mary.
While Liebow does not shy away from describing anger or grossness or the simply inexplicable, he resists using the categories of mental illness.
Complete with gratuitous reindeers, it's sentimental seasonal stuff about facing your pain and letting it out in order to move on, but being Sandler it comes liberally laced with juvenile scatological grossness that involves a variety of 'jokes' involving fat people, women's breasts, excrement and other bodily fluids and functions.
Technically, pic is accomplished, as 3-D effects are employed with some wit and without labored grossness. Comfortable large glasses provide wrap-around perspective of the huge Imax screen and fit all prospective customers.
This Pie's the limit - a third sequel to American Pie would be pushing it, but enjoy part two for all its icky grossness It's easily Penn's finest hour, but more than anything this is the best work Nicholson's done in two decades or more
An opening sequence, showing a group partying in a bar and the boys getting the girls to strip, raises fears with its handheld camerawork and general grossness that the movie is going to be another exercise in DV indulgence.
The critics admired him greatly and in 1850 it was noted that Lewis had produced paintings of harem women (heavily dressed, let it be noted!) which 'banished everything like grossness and sensuality'.
The big surprise in Matthias Lehmann's debut feature is that what initially looks like being a dumbo comedy of two boozing pals turns into an engaging, dryly humorous item in which character rather than grossness is the key.
Scary Movie (18) The Wayans brothers outdo the Farrellys for bad taste grossness in an Airplane style spoof of teen horror/sex comedies, specifically a scene for scene parody of Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer.