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bole

2, bolus
a moderate reddish-brown colour

bolus

[′bō·ləs]
(geology)
(pharmacology)
A pill of large size.
(physiology)
The mass of food prepared by the mouth for swallowing.
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In overall conclusion, compared with feeding the control diet, feeding restricted TMR (TMR1) resulted in short eating time, long ruminating time, short chewing time, great frequencies of defecation, urination, and drinking of water, great numbers of boluses and chews, long ruminating time per bolus, low feed value index, and high eating and chewing efficiencies (p<0.
2 kg more daily feed DM intake, long eating, ruminating and chewing times, short resting time, great frequencies of defecation, urination and drinking of water, great numbers of boluses and chews, long ruminating time per bolus, low feed value index, low eating rate, and high ruminating efficiency (p<0.
Considering all these results, feeding TMR ad libitum was found to be most effective for improving the eating rate, chewing efficiency, and ruminating activities (the number of boluses and chews, and the ruminating time).
Similar year-to-year variation in the taxonomic composition of swift prey items has been noted in comparisons of boluses obtained from Common Swifts in England (Lack and Owen 1955).
The size of prey items taken by White-throated Swifts was much less variable than prey taxa between boluses 1-5 and boluses 6-9 (Figure 4).
The boluses negate the need to supply these trace elements in free-access minerals, which can have variable intakes from zero to excessive (McDowell, 1992), or in supplemental feed when only mineral supplementation is required.
It was obviously worth investing in the tests and the iodine boluses.
A healthcare provider team, including an endocrinologist and diabetes nurse educator, teaches the patient how to insert and change the catheter, set and adjust the basal rate and calculate boluses.
While glucose monitoring is important for any diabetic, it's even more so for pump users who must adjust their boluses regularly for food intake and activity," Sand said.