intravenous injection

IV. Injection into a vein.

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  • intravenous injection — noun an injection into a vein • Hypernyms: ↑injection, ↑shot • Hyponyms: ↑fix …   Useful english dictionary

  • intravenous injection — an injection made into a vein …   Medical dictionary

  • intravenous — [in΄trə vē′nəs] adj. [ INTRA + VENOUS] in, or directly into, a vein or veins [an intravenous injection] intravenously adv …   English World dictionary

  • Intravenous drug use (recreational) — Shoot up redirects here. For the shooting video game genre see Shoot em up. Intravenous drug use refers to intravenous injection of recreational drugs (e.g., heroin, cocaine, amphetamines). History IV drug use is a relatively recent phenomenon… …   Wikipedia

  • intravenous — /in treuh vee neuhs/, adj. 1. within a vein. 2. of, pertaining to, employed in, or administered by injection into a vein: an intravenous solution. n. 3. an intravenous injection. 4. intravenous feeding. Abbr.: IV [1840 50; INTRA + VENOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • intravenous — adjective 1 intravenous injection an injection that is done into a vein (=tube in the body taking blood back to the heart) 2 intravenous drugs/fluids etc drugs etc that are put directly into a vein intravenously adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • intravenous — in•tra•ve•nous [[t]ˌɪn trəˈvi nəs[/t]] adj. 1) anat. being or occurring within a vein 2) pha of, pertaining to, employed in, or administered by injection into a vein 3) cvb pha an intravenous injection or feeding Abbr.: IV I Etymology: 1840–50 in …   From formal English to slang

  • intravenous — in|tra|ve|nous [ˌıntrəˈvi:nəs] adj [only before noun] through or into a ↑vein (=tube in the body taking blood back to the heart) ▪ an intravenous injection ▪ intravenous drug users >intravenously adv ▪ The drug was given intravenously …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • intravenous — in|tra|ve|nous [ ,ıntrə vinəs ] adjective put directly into a VEIN: an intravenous injection intravenous drug users ╾ in|tra|ve|nous|ly adverb: She continued to receive fluids intravenously …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • intravenous — UK [ˌɪntrəˈviːnəs] / US [ˌɪntrəˈvɪnəs] adjective medical put directly into a vein an intravenous injection intravenous drug users Derived word: intravenously adverb She continued to receive fluids intravenously …   English dictionary

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