phlebotomic

[fleb-uh-tom-ik]

adjective

of or noting phlebotomy.
(of insects) bloodsucking.

Often phleb·o·tom·i·cal.

Origin of phlebotomic

First recorded in 1790–1800; phlebotom(y) + -ic
Related formsphleb·o·tom·i·cal·ly, adverb
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