intravenous anesthesia n.
General anesthesia in which venipuncture is used as a means of injecting central nervous system depressants into the bloodstream.
- Intravenous anesthetic
intravenous anesthetic n. An agent that produces anesthesia when injected into the bloodstream via venipuncture.
- Intravenous bolus
intravenous bolus n. A large volume of fluid or dose of a drug given intravenously and rapidly at one time.
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. the continuous, slow introduction of a fluid into a vein of the body. Abbreviation: IV. intravenous drip n. The continuous introduction of a solution intravenously, a drop at a time.
[in-truh-vee-nuh s-lee] /ˌɪn trəˈvi nəs li/ adverb 1. through or within a vein. Abbreviation: IV.