Meaning of “phlebotomy” in the English Dictionary


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phlebotomynoun [ U ]

/flɪˈbɒt.ə.mi/ /fliːˈbɑː.t̬ə-/ specialized

the process of making a hole or cut in a vein (= tube carrying blood in the body), for example in order to take blood from a patient

(Definition of “phlebotomy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)