how to pronounce bolus


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bolus is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of bolus


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


  1. To take a dose of insulin at a mealtime in order to control one's blood glucose level in diabetes.

bolus frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bolus occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics bolus can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that bolus can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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