[ US /ˌɛnˈɫɑɹdʒd, ɪnˈɫɑɹdʒd/ ]
[ UK /ɛnlˈɑːd‍ʒd/ ]
  1. (of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells
    hypertrophied myocardial fibers
  2. enlarged to an abnormal degree
    thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes
  3. as of a photograph; made larger
    the enlarged photograph revealed many details
  4. larger than normal
    enlarged joints
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How To Use enlarged In A Sentence

  • Elevated PSA levels may indicate prostate cancer or a noncancerous condition such as prostatitis, or an enlarged prostate. The Doctor is In
  • Enlarged heart, medically called cardiomegaly, is not a disease, but a symptom of another condition. Foodconsumer.org
  • When he discovered, in 1954, that dimethylnitrosamine was hepatotoxic he noticed that the poisoned livers contained enlarged cells similar to those seen in veno-occlusive disease.
  • An autopsy today found the cause of Hammerdorfer's death was cardiomegaly and biventricular hypertrophy, which refers to an enlarged heart and enlarged ventricles. ABC News: Top Stories
  • Soldiers resemble worker termites, except that they have enlarged brownish heads and strong, well-developed jaws.
  • This place was afterwards enlarged, and converted into stables for horses; but the old name remained, and now most stables in London are called mews, although the word is derived from falconry, and the hawks have long since flown away. Old English Sports
  • His eyes and forehead were enlarged; the bearded chin, and his mouth, which she'd thought so fine, almost vestigial. THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW
  • I know they can enhance reading, especially for the elderly because the font size can be enlarged. Times, Sunday Times
  • The enlarged group now makes equipment including electrical systems for data centres and printing presses. Times, Sunday Times
  • Now it is spinning out its enlarged gold business. Times, Sunday Times
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