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Definition of "phlebotomist" [phle•bot•o•mist]

  • One who practices phlebotomy. (noun)
  • One who draws blood for analysis or transfusion. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "phlebotomist" in a sentence
  • "A phlebotomist is someone trained to draw blood, not a lobotomist."
  • "Eddie Ruiz, the phlebotomist is brought in because Bowles is known as a "hard stick" or someone with veins that are difficult to draw from."
  • "Ola Ajayi, a phlebotomist (ooh, 'phlebotomist' - imagine that on a triple-word square) is from Nigeria, where the best players go to training camps before major championships."