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Phlebotomist: A person who draws blood.
[ Confer French
One who practiced phlebotomy.
<medicine> One who practiced phlebotomy. ... Origin: Gr. Phlebos = vein. ... (11 Jun 1998) ...
someone who practices phlebotomy
(flә-bot´ә-mist) a health professional trained in the opening of veins for the withdrawal of blood.
• (n.) One who practiced phlebotomy.
phlebotomist 1. Someone who practices phlebotomy or venesection; that is, draws blood by use of a syringe and needle. 2. A medic who draws blood from a vein for analysis or transfusion.
A healthcare professional that is trained to draw blood for laboratory testing and evaluation. During pregnancy, there are a variety of routine tests and procedures that involve the use of drawn blood.
Type: Term Pronunciation: fle-bot′ŏ-mist Definitions: 1. One trained and skilled in phlebotomy.
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