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
: 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
The nurse started an IV.
The patient was hooked up to an IV.
Origin of iv
First Known Use: circa 1955
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