venesection

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

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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

noun
vene·sec·tion
variants: also venisection \ˈven-ə-ˌsek-shən, ˈvēn- \

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