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bole

2, bolus
a moderate reddish-brown colour
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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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The minister said even with the bolus, cattle rustlers still went on about their business with relative ease.
They include Base line preoperatively, 2 minutes and 10 minutes after Bolus dose, 2 minutes and 10 minutes after starting infusion and then postoperatively.
[9] The literature to support bolus IV administration of insulin includes small trials done >40 years ago, as well as studies done on the pharmacokinetic properties of insulin administered by different routes.
These patients were already taking either basal bolus insulin or premix insulin therapy for the last 3 months at least.
ALS was initiated due to ventricular fibrillation, and a bolus of 1.000.000 IU of urokinase was administered during CPR.
Patients were divided into two groups (n=45), group-A received oxytocin (5 IU) approximately over 10 seconds as an intravenous bolus and group-B received (5 IU) over 5 minutes as an infusion in infusion pump.
Within the one-hour timeframe, antibiotics were administered to 67.7 percent of patients, blood cultures to 62.8 percent, and the fluid bolus to 46.5 percent.
Medical technology company Adaptiiv reported on Wednesday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market 3D Bolus Software used primarily for the radiation treatment of cancer.
More recently, high-resolution impedance manometry (HRIM) has been introduced, and this technique is very similar to conventional manometry system, whereas impedance should be regarded as an add-on, which combines the benefits of HRM and impedance-based bolus transit assessments.
To mimic normal pancreatic function in persons with diabetes, basal insulin is usually given as long acting insulin to counteract rises in blood glucose that occur independent of meal ingestion and bolus insulins are given by either rapid acting (lispro, aspart and glulisine) or regular insulin in relation to meals, which counteracts the rise in blood glucose after meals.