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IV

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noun \ˌī-ˈvē\

Simple Definition of IV

  • medical : a device that is used to allow a fluid (such as blood or a liquid medication) to flow directly into a patient's veins

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of IV

plural

IVs

  1. :  an apparatus used to administer a fluid (as of medication, blood, or nutrients) intravenously; also :  a fluid administered by IV

Examples of iv in a sentence

  1. The nurse started an IV.

  2. The patient was hooked up to an IV.



Origin and Etymology of iv

intravenous


First Known Use: circa 1955


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IV

abbreviation

Definition of IV

  1. intravenous; intravenously




Medical Dictionary

IV

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noun \ˈī-ˈvē\

Medical Definition of IV

plural

IVs

  1. :  an apparatus used to administer a fluid (as of medication, blood, or nutrients) intravenously; also :  a fluid administered by IV




IV

abbreviation

Medical Definition of IV

  1. 1intravenous; intravenously

  2. 2intraventricular




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