Recent Examples of intravenous from the Web
But a growing number of women around the world are turning to intravenous glutathione to reduce blemishes or for skin lightening.
Those with the highest levels of contamination, including Stanton and Simmons, were shuttled to a building 20 miles away, where they were given intravenous medicine to counter the effects of the radiation.
Some patients are sent home from the hospital on oral or (intravenous) antibiotics and need to work closely with their physician.
He was no longer attached to an intravenous drip for rehydration.
June 28 * A homeowner reported finding a large box of intravenous therapy (IV) medical bags in their front yard.
Even after the existence of the HIV virus was discovered to be the cause of AIDS in 1984, stigma about homosexuality and intravenous drug use colored the public’s perception of the disease.
An intravenous line was started in his arm, and amobarbital flowed into his veins … the rubber bite-guard was placed in his mouth, and a conductive gel was rubbed in the circles over his temples.
Dehydration can kill victims within 6 hours, but replacing liquid and electrolytes with an oral rehydration solution or intravenous fluids can save most people.
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Origin and Etymology of intravenous
First Known Use: circa 1849See Words from the same year
INTRAVENOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intravenous for English Language Learners
: through, in, or into a vein : entering the body through a vein
medical Definition of intravenous
- an intravenous feeding
- intravenous inflammation
- intravenous needles
- an intravenous solution
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