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phlebotomize

[fluh-bot-uh-mahyz] /fləˈbɒt əˌmaɪz/
verb (used with object), phlebotomized, phlebotomizing.
1.
to subject to phlebotomy; bleed.
Also, especially British, phlebotomise.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Middle French phlebotomiser (compare Medieval Latin flebotomizāre). See phlebotomy, -ize
Related forms
phlebotomization, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for phlebotomize

phlebotomize

/flɪˈbɒtəˌmaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) (surgery) to perform phlebotomy on (a patient)
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