1. What is iv short for?


A health abbreviation often used in hospitals when a patient has fluids given directly to his veins, which is also known as "intravenous therapy"; may be used to deliver meds, perform blood transfusions, administer chemotherapy, and correct electrolyte imbalances; fastest way to deliver fluids throughout the body.


"When I got there, they immediately hooked me up to an iv and pumped me with fluids."

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Last Updated: January 7, 2015

2. What is iv short for?


An abbreviation for when someone is asked questions by one person or a group of individuals; typical interviews include employment-seeking or informational.


"So how'd the big iv go?
It went great, I'm supposed to hear back from them by the end of the week."

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Last Updated: December 26, 2013

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