bolus

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin bōlus (clod of earth, lump), from Ancient Greek βωλος (bōlos, clod, lump).

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bolus (plural boli or boluses)

  1. A round mass of something, especially of chewed food in the mouth or alimentary canal.
  2. A single, large dose of a drug, especially one in that form.

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  • Boli is the somewhat more common plural form of bolus in scholarly use.

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bolus

  1. conditional of boli