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Meaning of PHLEBOTOMIZE

Pronunciation:  fli'bâtu`mIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  draw blood; "In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment"
 

PHLEBOTOMIZE is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: bleed, leech, phlebotomise
 
 See Also: care for, treat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Phle*bot"o*mize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Phlebotomized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Phlebotomizing}.] [Cf. F.
phl['e]botomiser.]
To let blood from by opening a vein; to bleed. [R.] --Howell.

 

 

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