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tr.v. phle·bot·o·mized, phle·bot·o·miz·ing, phle·bot·o·miz·es
To perform phlebotomy on.
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(Surgery) (tr) surgery to perform phlebotomy on (a patient)
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Past participle: phlebotomized
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|Verb||1.||phlebotomize - draw blood; "In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment"|
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"
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