Origin and Etymology of bolus
First Known Use: 1562See Words from the same year
medical Definition of bolus
- the patient receives a bolus dose to reach the minimum effective analgesic concentration
- —J. F. Camp
- subcutaneous injection of a premeal bolus of fast-acting insulin
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