noun, plural bo·lus·es.
Origin of bolus
Related Words for bolusmedicine, tablet, dose, pellet, pill, bullet, lozenge, troche, cap, food, chew, rumen, quid, stone, ball, shot, wad, mass, rock, pebble
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Contemporary Examples of bolus
But whatever $54 million antibiotic the bolus of cash might produce will itself become useless after a year or a decade.Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea, the ‘Sex Superbug,’ Is Not Worse Than AIDS
May 7, 2013
Historical Examples of bolus
And gave it to him,—a bolus as large as a musket ball, and as heavy.The Story of a Mine
There you sit snoring, forgetting her ills; Who is to give her her Bolus and Pills?The Book of Humorous Verse
The dose is two drachms in powder, or the same made into a bolus.The Mystery and Romance of Alchemy and Pharmacy
Charles John Samuel Thompson
Basilie powder one scruple, conserve of wormwood, a sufficient quantity to make into one bolus for an adult.
Anti-emetic and anti-flatulent; in colic, diarrha, &c.; in the form of a bolus, or made into a mixture.