2. Noun. Slaughter of an animal by cutting its throat and allowing it to bleed out, especially for the production of halal and kosher meat. ¹
3. Noun. (pathology) Excessive loss of blood due to hemorrhage. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Exsanguination
1. [n -S]
Medical Definition of Exsanguination
1. Removal of blood; making exsanguine. (05 Mar 2000)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exsanguination
Literary usage of Exsanguination
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1. Traumatic Injuries of the Brain and Its Membranes: With a Special Study of by Charles Phelps (1897)
"... exsanguination of the patient, and diminution of the cranial capacity. If the effusion reaches the medulla oblongata, as occasionally happens, ..."
2. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1874)
"ON Exsanguination OF LIMBS BEFORE OPERATIONS, AND ON TORSION OF ARTERIES. By the EDITOR or THE LANCET. It may be fairly asked whether something like the ..."
3. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1874)
"ON Exsanguination OF LIMBS BEFORE OPERATIONS, AND ON TORSION OF ARTERIES. By the EDITOR OF THB LANCET. It may be fairly asked whether something like the ..."
4. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1886)
"... is sufficient to intensify and prolong the anaesthesia ; second, that if the injection is made after exsanguination and compression, there is little ..."
5. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"At necropsy on the following day, Dr. Giachini found acute exsanguination of all the organs which were healthy. A stylet introduced in the ..."
6. Diseases of the nose, throat and ear by William Lincoln Ballenger (1911)
"The autopsy, after complete exsanguination, showed the following ... May 10, the autopsy, after exsanguination, showed a large amount of coloring matter ..."
7. Transactions of the Annual Meeting by Ohio State Medical Society (1895)
"When the febrile movement became fully inaugurated, exsanguination was rapid. ... The process of exsanguination continued until the febrile movement ceased ..."
8. Pulmonary tuberculosis by Maurice Fishberg (1922)
"Other patients make a vain fight for hours, or days, but finally succumb to exsanguination. But the chances of recovery of a bleeding patient with a cavity ..."