exsanguination


ex·san·gui·na·tion

noun \(ˌ)ek(s)-ˌsaŋ-gwə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of EXSANGUINATION

:  the action or process of draining or losing blood
ex·san·gui·nate \ek(s)-ˈsaŋ-gwə-ˌnāt\ transitive verb

Origin of EXSANGUINATION

Latin exsanguinatus drained of blood, from ex- + sanguin-, sanguis blood
First Known Use: circa 1909

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ex·san·gui·na·tion

noun \(ˌ)ek(s)-ˌsaŋ-gwə-ˈnā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EXSANGUINATION

: the action or process of draining or losing blood
ex·san·gui·nate \ek(s)-ˈsaŋ-gwə-ˌnāt\ transitive verb, ex·san·gui·nat·ed ex·san·gui·nat·ing

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