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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Draw blood.

Usage examples (6)
  • She calmly put on her gloves she had brought her own, and proceeded to behead, disembowel, and phlebotomize this poor fish.
  • Then have we a civil war to phlebotomize us every year, and to prevent our population from starving for want of food — and for the same purpose we have the Plague...
  • "Now," said the doctor, "for the lancet;" and he accordingly fell to work, with all the delicate caution of a butcher, to phlebotomize his patient.
  • If that isn’t an option, then she could pop across the border, and any number of physicians in the US would be willing to phlebotomize her for a price. for more
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