- a specialist in phlebotomy.
- a nurse or other health worker trained in drawing venous blood for testing or donation.
Origin of phlebotomist
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Examples from the Web for phlebotomist
There was a phlebotomist from Pittsburg who had shot all over the earth.Pony Tracks
I constantly act as phlebotomist to the vanity of the young and to the anecdotage of the senile and senescent.The Journal of a Disappointed Man
Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
Steele tells of a phlebotomist who advertised, for the good of mankind, to bleed at "threepence per head."
A famous French Marchal reproved the clumsiness of a phlebotomist in a less gratifying manner.
A famous French Marchal reproved the awkwardness of a phlebotomist less agreeably.Clergymen and Doctors
Word Origin and History for phlebotomist
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- One who practices phlebotomy.
- One who draws blood for analysis or transfusion.
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