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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A large pill; A small round soft mass (as of chewed food)..

Usage examples (32)
  • For a person with diabetes, a bolus is a dose of insulin taken to handle a rise in blood glucose (a type of sugar), like the one that occurs when eating
  • In reading messages I see the word bolus or something like that.
  • When swallowing a bolus, which is a chunk of chewed food, it causes the esophagus to be stretched.
  • After mastication, the food is worked by the tongue and cheeks into a saliva-soaked "bolus" and swallowed. for more
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