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[in-truh-vee-nuh s-lee] /ˌɪn trəˈvi nəs li/
through or within a vein.
Abbreviation: IV.
Origin of intravenously
First recorded in 1895-1900; intravenous + -ly Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It was given at first hypodermatically or intravenously but the former method was painful.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: Louis Marshall Warfield
  • For this purpose 30 to 100 cubic centimeters should be administered subcutaneously or intravenously.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture
  • Caffein was therefore given by mouth and injected subcutaneously into the peritoneal cavity, into the muscles, and intravenously.

    The Toxicity of Caffein William Salant

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