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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

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

  1. The nurse started an IV.

  2. The patient was hooked up to an IV.



Origin of iv

intravenous


First Known Use: circa 1955

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IV

abbreviation

Definition of IV

  1. intravenous; intravenously




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