Definition of intravenous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

intravenous

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌɪntrəˈvinəs//
 
(abbreviation IV)(medical)
 
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(of drugs or food) going into a vein intravenous fluids an intravenous injection an intravenous drug user
intravenously
 
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adverb drugs injected intravenously to feed someone intravenously
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: intravenous