Definition of Bloodlettings

1. Noun. (plural of bloodletting) ¹



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Definition of Bloodlettings

1. bloodletting [n] - See also: bloodletting

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bloodlettings

bloodleaf
bloodleafs
bloodleaves
bloodless
bloodless amputation
bloodless decerebration
bloodless operation
bloodless phlebotomy
bloodlessly
bloodlessness
bloodlessnesses
bloodlet
bloodletter
bloodletters
bloodletting
bloodlettings (current term)
bloodlike
bloodline
bloodlines
bloodloss
bloodlust
bloodlusts
bloodlusty
bloodmobile
bloodmobiles
bloodnut
bloodnuts
bloodred
bloodroot

Literary usage of Bloodlettings

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1. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1853)
"This diminution is more considerable in the very severe cases, especially if previous bloodlettings have been performed. 3. The fibrin generally remains at ..."

2. The London Medical Gazette (1847)
"Large bloodlettings nave by some been recommended solely with the view to abruptly check the fever in its course, before the reaction has fully and fairly ..."

3. The British and Foreign Medical Review: Or Quarterly Journal of Practical (1844)
"Among 84 bloodlettings practised during the course of well-marked pneumonia, there were 7 only in which the fibrin fluctuated between 4 and 5 ; in the 77 ..."

4. The Pathology of the kidney in scarlatina: Illustrated by Cases by James Miller (1850)
"The more intense the general symptoms of inflammation, the greater benefit is seen to follow the loss of a small quantity of blood. Second bloodlettings, as ..."

5. Pathological Chemistry, in Its Application to the Practice of Medicine. by Louis Alfred Becquerel, Alfred Becquerel (1857)
"Repeated bloodlettings exercise a marked influence upon the composition of the serum. If an individual be repeatedly bled, his blood becomes impoverished ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"bloodlettings of three to four pounds each repeated as often as four or five times were advised, says Haeser, and this historian adds that the explanation ..."

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