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phlebotomist

[fluh-bot-uh-mist] /fləˈbɒt ə mɪst/
noun, Surgery
1.
a specialist in phlebotomy.
2.
a nurse or other health worker trained in drawing venous blood for testing or donation.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; phlebotom(y) + -ist
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Word Origin and History for phlebotomists

phlebotomist

n.

1650s, from phlebotomy + -ist. Related: Phlebotomize.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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phlebotomists in Medicine

phlebotomist phle·bot·o·mist (flĭ-bŏt'ə-mĭst)
n.

  1. One who practices phlebotomy.

  2. One who draws blood for analysis or transfusion.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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