- a cutting instrument used for phlebotomy.
Origin of phlebotome
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Examples from the Web for phlebotome
The best example of the phlebotome is in the Cologne Museum.
It was found along side an instrument which I take to be a phlebotome.
The phlebotome is by far the best preserved and best authenticated example which we possess of this instrument.
A consideration of all the various operations to which the phlebotome was put bears this out.
The identity in shape of the abscess knife and the phlebotome holds good to-day.