phlebotomize

[fluh-bot-uh-mahyz]
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Also especially British, phle·bot·o·mise.

Origin of phlebotomize

First recorded in 1590–1600, phlebotomize is from the Middle French word phlebotomiser (compare Medieval Latin flebotomizāre). See phlebotomy, -ize
Related formsphle·bot·o·mi·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for phlebotomize

phlebotomize

phlebotomise

verb
  1. (tr) surgery to perform phlebotomy on (a patient)
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