from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Administration of blood, plasma, saline, or sugar solutions, usually intravenously, a drop at a time.
  • noun The device or tubes by which such a substance is administered.
  • noun The substance administered.

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  • noun the administration of a solution (blood or saline or plasma etc.) one drop at a time


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