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Meaning of VENESECTION

Pronunciation:  `veni'sekshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  surgical incision into a vein; used to treat hemochromatosis
 

VENESECTION is a 11 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: phlebotomy
 
 See Also: bloodletting, incision, section, surgical incision

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ve`ne*sec"tion\, n. [NL. venaesectio; L. vena vein
+ sectio section.] (Med.)
The act or operation of opening a vein for letting blood;
bloodletting; phlebotomy.

 

 

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