- 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.
The identity in shape of the abscess knife and the phlebotome holds good to-day.
There is, however, an instrument of bronze of phlebotome shape in the Naples Museum.