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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who practices phlebotomy.
  • n. One who draws blood for analysis or transfusion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A practitioner of phlebotomy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who practiced phlebotomy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who practises phlebotomy; a blood-letter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who practices phlebotomy

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  • “Mr. Sorkin and his bedbugs are featured in the newly published ‘Dark Banquet,’ a jaunty, instructive and charmingly graphic look at nature’s born phlebotomists — creatures from wildly different twigs of the phylogenetic tree that all happen to share a fondness for blood.�?

    The New York Times, A Taste for Blood, by Natalie Angier, October 20, 2008

    October 21, 2008

  • See also this list.

    June 19, 2008

  • I'm just going to see a phlebotomist for a pint.

    June 19, 2008