[fluh-bot-uh-mist] /fləˈbɒt ə mɪst/

noun, Surgery.
a specialist in .
a nurse or other health worker trained in drawing venous blood for testing or donation.

1650s, from phlebotomy + -ist. Related: Phlebotomize.

phlebotomist phle·bot·o·mist (flĭ-bŏt’ə-mĭst)


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