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American English: /ˈboʊləs/
British English: /ˈbəʊləs/

Translation of bolus in Spanish:

noun plural boluses

  • Example sentences
    • After passing the pharynx during swallowing, the food bolus enters the esophagus, which is positioned at approximately the level of the sixth cervical vertebra.
    • On Midway Island in the Hawaiian chain, a bolus, or mass of chewed food, coughed up by one bird included many identifiable objects.
    • Successively, ingestion, food transport to the processing teeth, chewing and bolus formation, and swallowing can be recognized.
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