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in·tra·ve·nous

intravenous

 
pronunciation:
In tr vi ns
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part of speech: adjective
definition: being in or entering through a vein or veins.
The doctor gave the baby intravenous antibiotics to fight the infection.
 
derivation: intravenously (adv.)
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The word intravenous contains the following parts:
intra- Latin prefix that means within, inside
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-ous, -ious Latin adjective-forming suffix that means full of, characterized by
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The suffix "-ous , -ious " attaches to Latin, Greek, and native English roots