The definition of an IV is an abbreviation for intravenous, a procedure where a needle inserted directly into a vein to deliver liquids to the blood stream.abbreviation
An example of an IV is what a nurse would use to give fluids to a severely dehydrated person.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
noun pl. IVs
- a procedure in which a hypodermic needle inserted into a vein provides a continuous supply of blood plasma, nutrients, or medicine directly to the bloodstream
- the apparatus used in such a procedure, typically consisting of a bag or bottle containing the fluid, which flows through plastic tubing to the needle
Origin: < i(ntra)v(enous)
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Origin: From i(ntra)v(enous).
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