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Bolus can refer to


  • Bolus (medicine), the administration of a drug, medication or other substance in the form of a single, large dose
  • Bolus (radiation therapy), a tissue equivalent substance used in radiation therapy
  • Bolus (digestion), a ball-shaped mass moving through the digestive tract
  • Bolus tracking, technique used in computed tomography imaging, to visualise vessels more clearly
  • Triple bolus test, a medical diagnostic procedure used to assess pituitary function


  • Bolus of Mendes (3rd century BC), esoteric Greek Philosopher.
  • Harry Bolus (1834–1911), South African botanist, botanical artist, businessman and philanthropist.
  • Harriet Margaret Louisa Bolus née Kensit (1877–1970), South African botanist
  • Malvina Bolus (1906–1997), Canadian historian and art collector, and editor of the Hudson's Bay Company magazine The Beaver.
  • Brian Bolus (born 1934), former English cricketer who played in 7 Tests from 1963
  • Frank Bolus (1864–1939), English cricketer for Somerset


  • Bolus, or Baulus, an Anatolian village on the site of ancient Berissa
  • Bolus, Iran, a village in Ardabil Province, Iran


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