the continuous, slow introduction of a fluid into a vein of the body.
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.
- Intravenous urography
intravenous urography n. X-ray examination of kidneys, ureters, and bladder following the injection of a contrast agent into a vein.
- Intraventricular block
intraventricular block in·tra·ven·tric·u·lar block (ĭn’trə-věn-trĭk’yə-lər) n. Delayed conduction of an impulse within the ventricular conducting system or myocardium.
- Intraventricular conduction
intraventricular conduction n. The conduction of the cardiac impulse through the ventricular muscle tissue. Also called ventricular conduction.