intravenous drip

noun Medicine/Medical.

the continuous, slow introduction of a fluid into a vein of the body. Abbreviation: IV

Nearby words

  1. intravascular,
  2. intravenous,
  3. intravenous anesthesia,
  4. intravenous anesthetic,
  5. intravenous bolus,
  6. intravenous urography,
  7. intravenously,
  8. intraventricular block,
  9. intraventricular conduction,
  10. intravital

Also called drip. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for intravenous drip

intravenous drip


The continuous introduction of a solution intravenously, a drop at a time.

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