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English definition of “intravenous”


adjective [not gradable]    /ˌɪn·trəˈvi·nəs/ (abbreviation IV)
put directly into a vein (= one of the tubes in the body that carry blood to the heart): an intravenous drug intravenously    /ˌɪn·trəˈvi·nəs·li/ adverb [not gradable] The antibiotic was given in a fluid intravenously.
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