Definitions for venesectionˌvɛn əˈsɛk ʃən, ˌvi nə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ven•e•sec•tionˌvɛn əˈsɛk ʃən, ˌvi nə-(n.)

  1. Category: Surgery

    Ref: phlebotomy.

Origin of venesection:

1655–65; < NL or ML vēnae sectiō cutting of a vein; see vein , section

Princeton's WordNet

  1. venesection, phlebotomy(noun)

    surgical incision into a vein; used to treat hemochromatosis

Wiktionary

  1. venesection(Noun)

    phlebotomy

Webster Dictionary

  1. Venesection(noun)

    the act or operation of opening a vein for letting blood; bloodletting; phlebotomy

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