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venesection

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noun ve·ne·sec·tion \ˈve-nə-ˌsek-shən, ˈvē-\

Definition of venesection



Origin of venesection

New Latin venae section-, venae sectio, literally, cutting of a vein


First Known Use: 1661


Medical Dictionary

venesection

noun vene·sec·tion

Medical Definition of venesection



Variants of venesection

also venisection \ˈven-ə-ˌsek-shən, ˈvēn-\play play

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