Phlebotomizing
Phlebotomize 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • phlebotomizing — phlebotomize (Amer.) flɪ bÉ‘tÉ™maɪz / bÉ’t v. draw blood, open a vein for medical purposes (also phlebotomise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Phlebotomize — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phlebotomized — Phlebotomize 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phlebotomize — phlebotomization, n. /fleuh bot euh muyz /, v.t., phlebotomized, phlebotomizing. to subject to phlebotomy; bleed. Also, esp. Brit., phlebotomise. [1590 1600; < MF phlebotomiser (cf. ML flebotomizare). See PHLEBOTOMY, IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • phlebotomize — [fli bät′ə mīz΄] vt., vi. phlebotomized, phlebotomizing to practice phlebotomy (on); bleed …   English World dictionary

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