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ex·san·gui·nate

(ek-sang'gwi-nāt), Avoid the misspelling exanguinate.
1. To remove or withdraw the circulating blood; to make bloodless.
2. Synonym(s): exsanguine
[L. ex, out, + sanguis (-guin), blood]

exsanguinate

(ĕks-săng′gwə-nāt′)
v. exsangui·nated, exsangui·nating, exsangui·nates
v.tr.
To drain of blood.
v.intr.
To be drained of blood.

ex·san′gui·na′tion n.

exsanguinate

[eksang′gwināt]
Etymology: L, ex, sanguis, blood
to drain away or deprive an organ of blood.

exsanguinate

verb To bleed dry; to be bled dry.

exsanguinate

verb To be bled dry

ex·san·gui·nate

(ek-sang'gwi-nāt)
1. To remove or withdraw the circulating blood; to make bloodless.
2. Synonym(s): exsanguine.
[L. ex, out, + sanguis (-guin), blood]

exsanguinate

creation of a bloodless field by the distal proximal application of a tourniquet or Esmarch bandage

ex·san·gui·nate

(ek-sang'gwi-nāt)
To remove or withdraw circulating blood.
[L. ex, out, + sanguis (-guin), blood]
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The limb is then elevated and wrapped with an Esmarch bandage to exsanguinate the extremity.