exsanguinate

[eks-sang-gwuh-neyt]
verb (used with object), exsanguinated, exsanguinating.
1.
to drain of blood; make bloodless.
verb (used without object), exsanguinated, exsanguinating.
2.
to bleed to death.

Origin:
1790–1800; < Late Latin exsanguinātus bloodless, deprived of blood (past participle of exsanguināre), equivalent to Latin ex- ex-1 + sanguin- (stem of sanguis blood; see sanguine) + -ātus -ate1

exsanguination, noun
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exsanguinate (ɪkˈsæŋɡwɪneɪt)
 
vb
rare (tr) to drain the blood from
 
[C19: from Latin exsanguināre]
 
exsanguin'ation
 
n

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exsanguinate
1849, from L. exsanguinat-, pp. stem of exsanguinare, from ex- "out," + sanguinem (nom. sanguis) "blood" (see sanguinary). Related: Exsanguinated; exsanguinating; exsanguination. As an adjective, exsanguine "bloodless" is attested from mid-17c. in literal and figurative use.
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exsanguinate ex·san·gui·nate (ěks-sāng'gwə-nāt')
v. ex·san·gui·nat·ed, ex·san·gui·nat·ing, ex·san·gui·nates
To deprive of or drain of blood.


ex·san'gui·na'tion n.
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He died later that day in surgery from exsanguination.
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