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Verb: phlebotomize  fli'bó-tu,mIz
  1. (medicine) draw blood
    "In the old days, doctors routinely phlebotomized patients as part of the treatment";
    - bleed, leech, phlebotomise [Brit]

Derived forms: phlebotomizing, phlebotomized, phlebotomizes

Type of: care for, treat