venesect


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Verb1.venesect - practice venesection
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
operate on, operate - perform surgery on; "The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life"
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Like doctors from medieval times we treat these patients by bleeding them (or in the jargon venesect them) which quickly reduces the risk of thrombosis, a major worry in this condition.