adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1849 situated, performed, or occurring within or entering by way of a vein; also used in or using intravenous procedures • intravenously adverb

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  • Intravenous — In tra*ve nous, a. 1. Within the veins. [1913 Webster] 2. Administered by injection into a vein; as, an intravenous antibiotic infusion. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — 1847, coined in English from INTRA (Cf. intra ) within, inside + L. venous, from vena vein (see VEIN (Cf. vein)). Related: Intravenously …   Etymology dictionary

  • intravenous — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ within or into a vein or veins. DERIVATIVES intravenously adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • intravenous — Within a vein or veins. SYN: endovenous. * * * in·tra·ve·nous .in trə vē nəs adj 1) situated within, performed within, occurring within, or administered by entering a vein <an intravenous feeding> <intravenous inflammation> 2) used in …   Medical dictionary

  • 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 — [[t]ɪ̱ntrəvi͟ːnəs[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Intravenous foods or drugs are given to sick people through their veins, rather than their mouths. [TECHNICAL] intravenous drip. ...intravenous drug users. Derived words: intravenously ADV ADV after v… …   English dictionary

  • intravenous — 1. adjective Inside the veins. See Also: intravenously 2. noun A dose of medicine administered from a drip, down through a hollow needle inserted into a patients vein …   Wiktionary

  • 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

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