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intravenous

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adjective in·tra·ve·nous \ˌin-trə-ˈvē-nəs\

Simple Definition of intravenous

  • : through, in, or into a vein : entering the body through a vein

Full Definition of intravenous

  1. :  situated, performed, or occurring within or entering by way of a vein; also :  used in or using intravenous procedures

in·tra·ve·nous·ly adverb

Origin of intravenous

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1849

Rhymes with intravenous


Medical Dictionary

intravenous

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adjective in·tra·ve·nous \ˌin-trə-ˈvē-nəs\

Medical Definition of intravenous

  1. 1:  situated within, performed within, occurring within, or administered by entering a vein <an intravenous feeding> <intravenous inflammation>

  2. 2:  used in intravenous procedures <intravenous needles> <an intravenous solution>

  3. in·tra·ve·nous·ly adverb





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