phlebotomize

verb

phle·​bot·​o·​mize
variants also British phlebotomise
phlebotomized also British phlebotomised; phlebotomizing also British phlebotomising

transitive verb

: to draw blood from : bleed

Dictionary Entries Near phlebotomize

Cite this Entry

“Phlebotomize.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phlebotomize. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
Spell It

Hear a word and type it out. How many can you get right?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ