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.

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Medicine definitions for intravenous drip

intravenous drip

n.

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

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