phlebotomic

phlebotomic

[fleb-uh-tom-ik]
adjective
1.
of or noting phlebotomy.
2.
(of insects) bloodsucking.
Also, phlebotomical.


Origin:
1790–1800; phlebotom(y) + -ic

phlebotomically, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To phlebotomic
Collins
World English Dictionary
phlebotomy (flɪˈbɒtəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
Also called: venesection surgical incision into a vein
 
[C14: from Old French flebothomie, from Late Latin phlebotomia, from Greek]
 
phlebotomic
 
adj
 
phlebo'tomical
 
adj
 
phle'botomist
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature