[ ahy-vee ]
/ ˈaɪˈvi /
noun, plural IVs, IV's.
an intravenous device for delivering electrolyte solutions, medicines, and nutrients.
Origin of IV
First recorded in 1950–55
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Examples from the Web for ivs
I started the “Save Giovanni” campaign with flyers -- pictures of my son with IVs in his chest and his arm.
And Norman, tubes and IVs stuck all over his body, went back to reading the newspaper.
Medicine definitions for ivs
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