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intravenousadjective [not gradable]

 us   /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
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˌɪn·trəˈvi·nəs·li/
The antibiotic was given in a fluid intravenously.
(Definition of intravenous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"intravenous" in British English

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intravenousadjective

uk   /ˌɪn.trəˈviː.nəs/  us   /ˌɪn.trəˈviː.nəs/ (abbreviation IV)
into or connected to a vein: intravenous feeding/fluids an intravenous drip/injection. Intravenous drug users are at particular risk of contracting the disease.
(Definition of intravenous from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “intravenous”
in Chinese (Simplified) 进入静脉的, 静脉的…
in Turkish damardan, damardan zerk edilen/verilen…
in Russian внутривенный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 進入靜脈的, 靜脈的…
in Polish dożylny…
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