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[in-truh-vee-nuh s-lee]
  1. through or within a vein. Abbreviation: IV
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Origin of intravenously

First recorded in 1895–1900; intravenous + -ly
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  • It was given at first hypodermatically or intravenously but the former method was painful.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield

  • For this purpose 30 to 100 cubic centimeters should be administered subcutaneously or intravenously.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

    United States Department of Agriculture

  • Caffein was therefore given by mouth and injected subcutaneously into the peritoneal cavity, into the muscles, and intravenously.