phlebotomist 1650s, from PHLEBOTOMY (Cf. phlebotomy) + -IST (Cf. -ist).

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  • Phlebotomist — Phle*bot o*mist, n. [Cf. F. phl[ e]botomiste.] (Med.) One who practiced phlebotomy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phlebotomist — A phlebotomist ( φλέψ = vein, τομός = cutting ) is an individual trained to draw blood, either for laboratory tests or for blood donations.Their rolePhlebotomy is the act of drawing blood either for testing or transfusion. It is a skill employed… …   Wikipedia

  • phlebotomist — noun see phlebotomy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • phlebotomist — /fleuh bot euh mist/, n. Surg. 1. a specialist in phlebotomy. 2. a nurse or other health worker trained in drawing venous blood for testing or donation. [1650 60; PHLEBOTOM(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • phlebotomist — noun A practitioner of phlebotomy …   Wiktionary

  • phlebotomist — An individual trained and skilled in phlebotomy. * * * phle·bot·o·mist fli bät ə məst n one who practices phlebotomy * * * phle·bot·o·mist (flə botґə mist) an individual who practices phlebotomy …   Medical dictionary

  • phlebotomist — flɪ bÉ‘tÉ™mɪst / bÉ’t n. one who practices bloodletting for medicinal purposes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phlebotomist — phle·bot·o·mist …   English syllables

  • phlebotomist — phle•bot•o•mist [[t]fləˈbɒt ə mɪst[/t]] n. 1) a specialist in phlebotomy 2) med a nurse or other health worker trained in drawing venous blood for testing or donation • Etymology: 1650–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • phlebotomist — noun someone who practices phlebotomy • Hypernyms: ↑skilled worker, ↑trained worker, ↑skilled workman …   Useful english dictionary

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