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intravenous drip

noun, Medicine/Medical
the continuous, slow introduction of a fluid into a vein of the body.
Abbreviation: IV.
Also called drip. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He also said that she fought off medics and tore out an intravenous drip.
  • Medication will be infused as a slow intravenous drip.
intravenous drip in Medicine

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

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