Drage (Pyretologia) gives a case where an ague passed from one person to another in the fumes of blood drawn in phlebotomy.
In the picture of the interior of a barber's shop, a patient is undergoing the operation of phlebotomy (figure 11).
No wonder that phlebotomy prevailed so long as the reign of the moon endured.
What are the Conditions requisite in the due performing of the Operation of phlebotomy?
The practice of phlebotomy was considered an essential part of the doctor's work.
They had up Dr. Brash at me—I mind his horn specs, and him looking at my tongue and ordering a phlebotomy.
Machaon was surgeon to Menelaus and Podalarius was the pioneer of phlebotomy.
The practitioners of phlebotomy, and the fees paid for the operation, have differed widely.
I felt inclined to demur against submitting to phlebotomy, but mine was no common doctor.
It is assumed that its appearance would be familiar to every one, since phlebotomy was so common.
"bloodletting," c.1400, flebotomye, from Old French flebotomie (13c., Modern French phlébotomie), from medical Latin phlebotomia, from Greek phlebotomia "blood-letting," from phlebotomos "opening veins," from phleps (genitive phlebos) "vein" + -tomia "cutting of," from tome "a cutting" (see tome).
phlebotomy phle·bot·o·my (flĭ-bŏt'ə-mē)
The act or practice of opening a vein by incision or puncture to remove blood. Also called venesection, venotomy.