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IV

[ahy-vee] /ˈaɪˈvi/
noun, plural IVs, IV's.
1.
an intravenous device for delivering electrolyte solutions, medicines, and nutrients.
Origin of IV
1950-1955
1950-55

IV

2.
intravenous drip.
3.
intravenous injection.

I.V.

1.
initial velocity.

i.v.

1.
increased value.
2.
initial velocity.
3.
invoice value.
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i.v.

abbreviation
1.
intravenous(ly)
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IV in Medicine

IV abbr.

  1. intravenous

  2. intravenously

  3. intraventricular

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Related Abbreviations for IV

IV

1.
intravenous
2.
intravenously
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