intravenous


in·tra·ve·nous

adjective \ˌin-trə-ˈvē-nəs\

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

Full Definition of INTRAVENOUS

:  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

Other Medicine Terms

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Rhymes with INTRAVENOUS

in·tra·ve·nous

adjective \ˌin-trə-ˈvē-nəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INTRAVENOUS

1
: situated within, performed within, occurring within, or administered by entering a vein <an intravenous feeding> <intravenous inflammation>
2
: used in intravenous procedures <intravenous needles> <an intravenous solution>
in·tra·ve·nous·ly adverb

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