- a small round soft mass (as of chewed food)
- a large pill; used especially in veterinary medicine
An extra amount of insulin taken to cover an expected rise in blood glucose, often related to a meal or snack.
a piece of food which is being chewed to break it down into small pieces.
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- a small round soft mass (as of chewed food) 2. [n] - a large pillFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=bolus
chewed up mass of food and saliva.
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an extra amount of insulin taken to cover an expected rise in blood glucose, often related to a meal or snack.Found on http://www.diabetes.co.uk/glossary/b.html
A suppository injected into the rectum or vagina.
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; plural Boluses
[ Latin bolus
bit, morsel; confer German ...
lump of earth. See Bole
, clay.] A rounded mass of anything, esp. a large pill. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/76
A mass of chewed food. ... Any mass or blob travelling through a tube. ... (09 Oct 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
a large pill; used especially in veterinary medicineFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
(bo´lәs) a rounded mass of food or pharmaceutical preparation ready to be swallowed, or such a mass passing through the gastrointestinal tract. a concentrated mass of pharmaceutical preparation (such as an opaque contrast medium) that is given intravenously or swallowed. a mass of scatt...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) A rounded mass of anything, esp. a large pill.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/bolus/
food that has been chewed and mixed in the mouth with saliva. Chewing helps to reduce food particles to a size readily swallowed; saliva adds ... [1 related articles]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/88
Type: Term Pronunciation: bō′lŭs Definitions: 1. A single, relatively large quantity of a substance, usually one intended for therapeutic use, such as a bolus dose of a drug injected intravenously. 2. A masticated morsel of food or another substance ready to be swallowed, such as a bolus of barium for radiographic studi...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=11152
In radiation therapy, bolus is a material which has properties equivalent to tissue when irradiated. It is widely used in practice, with its function falling into one of the following two categories: ==Compensating for missing tissue or irregular tissue shape== It must be possible to mould the bolus to fill the tissue sp...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolus_(radiation_therapy)
an object placed in the reticulum of the rumen, remaining there for some time or permanently. Used for long-term administration of medicines, or as a secure location for an electronic marking chip.Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_ovine_terminology
An amount of something given in one 'lump'. A meal is a food bolus, continuous snacking for an afternoon is not. In diabetes, it generally refers to an extra amount of insulin given in a single one dose to cover an expected rise in blood glucose (sugar) such as the rise that occurs after eating.Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary099.htm
An amount of something given in one 'lump'. A meal is a food bolus, continuous snacking for an afternoon is not. In diabetes, it generally refers to an extra amount of insulin given in a single dose to cover an expected rise in blood glucose (sugar) such as the rise that occurs after eating.Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_diabetes
material usually having approximately the density and effective atomic number of tissue, used in radiotherapy to fill up void spaces, thus delineating the irradiated volume as a simple geometric form; or, placed upon the entry surface of the subject, to bring the point of maximum dose to that surfaceFound on http://www.electropedia.org/iev/iev.nsf/display?openform&ievref=881-09-33
A bolus is a soft round mass of some medicinal substance larger than a pill, intended to be swallowed at once.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/EB.HTM
(bo;lus) A moistened mass of food that is swallowed from the oral cavity into the pharynx.Found on http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/abio/glossary.mhtml
In digestion, a bolus (from Latin bolus, `ball`) is a mass of food that (with animals that can chew) has been chewed at the point of swallowing. Under normal circumstances, the bolus then travels down the esophagus to the stomach for digestion. Bolus has the same colour as the food that has been chewed by the person. It is impor...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolus_(digestion)
In medicine, a bolus (from Latin bolus, ball) is the administration of a medication, drug or other compound that is given to raise its concentration in blood to an effective level. The administration can be given intravenously, by intramuscular, intrathecal or subcutaneous injection. ==Bolus placement== The placement of the bolus...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolus_(medicine)
A large oval pill often containing antibiotics.Found on http://www.sheepusa.org/
a pill that is given orally to the ewe.Found on http://premierfarmdiary.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/glossary.html
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