venesection


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Venesection \Ve`ne*sec"tion\, n. [NL. venaesectio; L. vena vein
   + sectio section.] (Med.)
   The act or operation of opening a vein for letting blood;
   bloodletting; phlebotomy.
   [1913 Webster]
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