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phlebotomize

verb phle·bot·o·mize

Medical Definition of phlebotomize

phlebotomized

also British

phlebotomised

;

phlebotomizing

also British

phlebotomising

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to draw blood from :  bleed

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to practice phlebotomy



Variants of phlebotomize

also British

phlebotomise

\fli-ˈbät-ə-ˌmīz\play

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