Definition: 'Intravenous Bolus'
intravenous bolusType: Term
1. a relatively large volume of fluid or dose of a drug or test substance given intravenously and rapidly to hasten or magnify a response; in radiology, rapid injection of a large dose of contrast medium to increase opacification of blood vessels.
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