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venesection

[ven-uh-sek-shuh n, vee-nuh-] /ˌvɛn əˈsɛk ʃən, ˌvi nə-/
noun, Surgery
Also, venisection.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Neo-Latin or Medieval Latin vēnae sectiō cutting of a vein; see vein, section
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British Dictionary definitions for venesection

venesection

/ˈvɛnɪˌsɛkʃən/
noun
1.
surgical incision into a vein
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin vēnae sectiō; see vein, section
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venesection in Medicine

venesection ven·e·sec·tion (věn'ĭ-sěk'shən, vē'nĭ-)
n.
See phlebotomy.

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