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IV

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

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First recorded in 1950–55

Other definitions for IV (2 of 4)

IV2

abbreviation
intravenous injection.

Other definitions for IV (3 of 4)

i.v.

abbreviation
increased value.
initial velocity.
invoice value.

Other definitions for IV (4 of 4)

I.V.

abbreviation
initial velocity.
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British Dictionary definitions for IV

i.v.

IV


abbreviation for
intravenous(ly)
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Medical definitions for IV

IV

abbr.
intravenous
intravenously
intraventricular
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