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IV

[ahy-vee] /ˈaɪˈvi/
noun, plural IVs, IV's.
1.
an intravenous device for delivering electrolyte solutions, medicines, and nutrients.
Origin of IV
1950-1955
First recorded in 1950-55
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IV abbr.

  1. intravenous

  2. intravenously

  3. intraventricular

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