phlebotomize

verb
phle·​bot·​o·​mize
variants: also British phlebotomise \ fli-​ˈbät-​ə-​ˌmīz How to pronounce phlebotomise (audio) \
phlebotomized also British phlebotomised; phlebotomizing also British phlebotomising

Medical Definition of phlebotomize

transitive verb

: to draw blood from : bleed

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“Phlebotomize.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phlebotomize. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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