[ven-uh-sek-shuhn, vee-nuh-]
noun Surgery.

1655–65; < Neo-Latin or Medieval Latin vēnae sectiō cutting of a vein; see vein, section Unabridged
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venesection (ˈvɛnɪˌsɛkʃən)
surgical incision into a vein
[C17: from New Latin vēnae sectiō; see vein, section]

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

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