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IV

noun \ ˌī-ˈvē \

Definition of IV

plural IVs
: 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


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IV

abbreviation

Definition of IV

intravenous; intravenously

IV Defined for English Language Learners

IV

Definition of IV for English Language Learners

  • 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


Medical Dictionary

IV

noun \ ˈī-ˈvē \

medical Definition of IV

plural IVs
: 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 intravenous; intravenously
2 intraventricular

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