phlebotomic

[ fleb-uh-tom-ik ]

adjective
  1. of or noting phlebotomy.

  2. (of insects) bloodsucking.

Origin of phlebotomic

1
First recorded in 1790–1800; phlebotom(y) + -ic
  • Often phleb·o·tom·i·cal .

Other words from phlebotomic

  • phleb·o·tom·i·cal·ly, adverb

Words Nearby phlebotomic

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