venesection

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

Definition of venesection

Origin and Etymology of venesection

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


First Known Use: 1661


Medical Dictionary

venesection

noun vene·sec·tion
variants: also

venisection

\ˈven-ə-ˌsek-shən, ˈvēn-\play play

Medical Definition of venesection


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