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IV

[ahy-vee]
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noun, plural IVs, IV's.
  1. an intravenous device for delivering electrolyte solutions, medicines, and nutrients.

Origin of IV

First recorded in 1950–55
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IV

abbr.
  1. intravenous
  2. intravenously
  3. intraventricular
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