Definition of intravenously in US English:

intravenously

adverb

  • See intravenous

    • ‘Chemotherapy agents often take hours to administer intravenously, and patients have to be watched closely for side effects.’
    • ‘This regimen advises that an initial dose of insulin be given intravenously and intramuscularly.’
    • ‘If we try to give gene therapy intravenously, it probably won't make it to all the tumour cells.’
    • ‘Technically, it is easier to administer fluids subcutaneously than intravenously.’
    • ‘Antibiotics are usually started intravenously in the hospital, but many people can finish their treatment at home.’

Pronunciation

intravenously

/ˌintrəˈvēnəslē//ˌɪntrəˈvinəsli/