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1. bolus

noun. ['ˈboʊləs'] a large pill; used especially in veterinary medicine.

Synonyms

  • lozenge
  • pill
  • tab

Etymology

  • bolus (Latin)
  • βωλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Bolus

  • batignolles
  • gladiolus
  • violists
  • violist's
  • polus
  • polis
  • colas
  • bowlus

Example sentences of the word bolus


1. Noun, singular or mass
The food arrives at your stomach mixed with saliva in a small lump called a bolus.

2. Adjective
Residuals should still be checked on bolus feedings to assess the patient's tolerance.

2. bolus

noun. ['ˈboʊləs'] a small round soft mass (as of chewed food).

Synonyms

  • globe
  • orb

Etymology

  • bolus (Latin)
  • βωλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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