venostomy


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Related to venostomy: venotomy, angiotomy, splenorrhagia

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(kŭt'down),
Dissection of a vein or artery for insertion of a cannula or needle for the administration of intravenous fluids or medication, or for measurement of pressure.
Synonym(s): venostomy
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venostomy

(vē-nŏs′tə-mē)
n.
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(kŭt'down)
Dissection of a vein for insertion of a cannula or needle for the administration of intravenous fluids or medication.
Synonym(s): venostomy.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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