Meaning of phlebotomize in English:

phlebotomize

Pronunciation /flɪˈbɒtəmʌɪz/

verb

(also British phlebotomise)
[with object] archaic
  • Withdraw blood from (a person) by surgically opening or puncturing a vein, historically for the purpose of bloodletting.

    • ‘it may be necessary to phlebotomize the patient’