phlebotomy

The cutting of veins - fancy name for taking blood by venepuncture, usually with a needle not a knife.

Phlebotomy

The creation of an opening in a vein to - Remove blood as a treatment. In the past, this was a frequent, although often useless treatment for many diseases - However it is still rarely practiced today when the blood has too many cells (polycythaemia) so the risk of thrombosis is increased - Remove blood for examination in the pathology laboratory - … ...

Phlebotomy

Blood tests.

Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy (From the Greek words `phlebo-` meaning `pertaining to a blood vessel`, and `-tomy`, meaning `to make an incision`) is the process of making an incision in a vein with a needle. The procedure itself is known as a venipuncture. A person who performs phlebotomy has the title `Phlebotomist`, although doctors, nurses, medical labo...
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Phlebotomy

• (n.) The act or practice of opening a vein for letting blood, in the treatment of disease; venesection; bloodletting.
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phlebotomy

<procedure, surgery> To puncture a vein for the purpose of withdrawing blood. ... Origin: Gr. Phlebos = vein. ... (11 Jun 1998) ...
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phlebotomy

(flә-bot´ә-me) incision of a vein for the removal or withdrawal of blood; called also venesection and venotomy.
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Phlebotomy

Phle·bot'o·my noun [ Latin phlebotomia , Greek ...; ..., ..., a vein + ... to cut: confer French phlébotomie . Confer Fleam .] (Medicine) The act or practice of opening a vein for letting blood, in the treatment of disease; venesection; bloodletting.
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phlebotomy

blood-letting
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phlebotomy

phlebotomy 1. To puncture a vein for the purpose of withdrawing blood. 2. A needle puncture of a vein for the drawing of blood; also called, venepuncture, venesection, venipuncture, venisection, and venotomy. 3. The act or practice of opening a vein by incision or puncture to remove blood as a therapeutic treatment. The Ancient Art of Bloodlett...
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Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy: Obtaining blood from a vein. In the old days, this was done by incising (cutting) a vein and just letting the blood flow into a container. Today phlebotomy is done more neatly by puncturing a vein with a needle. Phlebotomy may be done in order to obtain blood for diagnostic tests or to remove blood for treatment purposes (eg, to relieve...
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phlebotomy

the practice of opening a vein for the letting of blood
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phlebotomy

The puncture of a vein with a needle for the purpose of drawing blood. Also called venipuncture.
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phlebotomy

Therapeutic blood-letting.
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phlebotomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: fle-bot′ŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Incision into or needle puncture of a vein for the purpose of drawing blood. Synonyms: venesection, venotomy
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Phlebotomy

Venesection.
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phlebotomy

withdrawal of blood from a vein.
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