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venisection

or ven·e·sec·tion

[ven-uh-sek-shuh n, vee-nuh-]
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noun Surgery.
  1. phlebotomy.
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Origin of venisection

venesection

or ven·i·sec·tion

[ven-uh-sek-shuh n, vee-nuh-]
noun Surgery.
  1. phlebotomy.
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Origin of venesection

1655–65; < New Latin or Medieval Latin vēnae sectiō cutting of a vein; see vein, section
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British Dictionary definitions for venisection

venesection

noun
  1. surgical incision into a vein
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Word Origin

C17: from New Latin vēnae sectiō; see vein, section
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venisection in Medicine

venesection

(vĕnĭ-sĕk′shən, vēnĭ-)
n.
  1. phlebotomy