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ibuprofen Tweet Definition of ibuprofen Like Definition of ibuprofen on Facebook
noun 
  1. (pharmaceutical drug) An NSAID, isobutylphenyl propionic acid.
     
imipramine Tweet Definition of imipramine Like Definition of imipramine on Facebook
noun 
  1. (chemistry) a tricyclic heterocyclic compound used to treat depression
     
incompatible Tweet Definition of incompatible Like Definition of incompatible on Facebook
adjective 
  1. Of two things: impossible to coexist; not congruous because of differences; irreconcilable; disagreeing.
     
IND Tweet Definition of IND Like Definition of IND on Facebook
abbreviation 
  1. independent, especially where the alternatives are initialisms (e.g., for television networks)
  2. The Independent Subway, part of the New York City subway.
     
inert Tweet Definition of inert Like Definition of inert on Facebook
adjective 
  1. unable to move or act
  2. sluggish or lethargic
  3. in chemistry, not readily reacting with other elements or compounds
  4. having no therapeutic action
     
inhalant Tweet Definition of inhalant Like Definition of inhalant on Facebook
noun 
  1. something, especially a medication, that is inhaled
adjective 
  1. intended for inhaling
     
injection Tweet Definition of injection Like Definition of injection on Facebook
noun 
  1. The act of injecting, or something that is injected.
  2. (context, specifically, medicine) Something injected subcutaneously, intravenously, or intramuscularly by use of a syringe and a needle.
  3. (math) A function of "one-to-many" mapping relationship; more formally, f: X → Y is an injection if and only if, for every x in the function domain, domain X, there is at least one y in the function codomain, codomain Y with f(x) = y.
     
inositol Tweet Definition of inositol Like Definition of inositol on Facebook
noun 
  1. (biochemistry) any of several isomeric cyclic polyhydric alcohols, C6H12O6, found in both plant and animal tissue.
     
inscription Tweet Definition of inscription Like Definition of inscription on Facebook
noun 
  1. Text carved on a wall or plaque, such as a memorial or gravestone.
     
insulin Tweet Definition of insulin Like Definition of insulin on Facebook
noun 
  1. A polypeptide hormone that regulates carbohydrate metabolism.
     
internal Tweet Definition of internal Like Definition of internal on Facebook
adjective 
  1. inside of something
We saw the internal compartments
  1. within the body
Her bleeding was internal
  1. concerned with the domestic affairs of a nation
The nation suffered from internal conflicts
  1. concerned with the non-public affairs of a company or other organisation
An internal investigation was conducted
     
intravenous Tweet Definition of intravenous Like Definition of intravenous on Facebook
noun (abreviated as IV)
  1. (medicine) A dose of medicine administered from a drip, down through a hollow needle inserted into a patient's vein.
Get his morphine started stat!
adjective 
  1. Inside the veins.
     
inunction Tweet Definition of inunction Like Definition of inunction on Facebook
noun 
  1. the anointing or rubbing-in of oil or balm
     
ipecac Tweet Definition of ipecac Like Definition of ipecac on Facebook
noun 
  1. ipecacuanha
     
isoamyl nitrite Tweet Definition of isoamyl nitrite Like Definition of isoamyl nitrite on Facebook
noun 
  1. (organic compound) The ester of isoamyl alcohol and nitrous acid, a volatile yellow liquid used as a vasodilator and antidote to cyanide poisoning; used illicitly as a sexual stimulant.
     
IV Tweet Definition of IV Like Definition of IV on Facebook
noun 
  1. (medicine) An intravenous injection.
abbreviation 
  1. Used to indicate an ordinal number; the fourth (common as a name suffix.)
initialism 
  1. (medicine) intravenous, Intravenous.
  2. (statistics) instrumental variable, Instrumental variable.
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