phlebotomize

phlebotomize

[fluh-bot-uh-mahyz]
verb (used with object), phlebotomized, phlebotomizing.
to subject to phlebotomy; bleed.
Also, especially British, phlebotomise.


Origin:
1590–1600; < Middle French phlebotomiser (compare Medieval Latin flebotomizāre). See phlebotomy, -ize

phlebotomization, noun
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phlebotomize or phlebotomise (flɪˈbɒtəˌmaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) surgery to perform phlebotomy on (a patient)
 
phlebotomise or phlebotomise
 
vb

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