venesection

noun
ve·​ne·​sec·​tion | \ ˈve-nə-ˌsek-shən How to pronounce venesection (audio) , ˈvē- How to pronounce venesection (audio) \

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First Known Use of venesection

1661, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for venesection

borrowed from Medieval Latin vēnaesectiō, vēnae sectiō "cutting of a vein" — more at vein entry 1, section entry 1

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“Venesection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/venesection. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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venesection

noun
vene·​sec·​tion
variants: also venisection \ ˈven-​ə-​ˌsek-​shən How to pronounce venesection (audio) , ˈvēn-​ How to pronounce venesection (audio) \

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