Definition of Cutdown

1. Noun. (surgery) An emergency medical procedure in which the vein is exposed and a cannula is inserted into it. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cutdown

1. a reduction [n -S] - See also: reduction

Medical Definition of Cutdown

1. Dissection of a vein for insertion of a cannula or needle for the administration of intravenous fluids or medication. Synonym: venostomy. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cutdown

cutaway drawing
cutaway model
cutaways
cutback
cutbacks
cutbank
cutbanks
cutch
cutcha
cutcheries
cutcherries
cutcherry
cutchery
cutcherys
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cutdown (current term)
cutdowns
cute
cute-hoorism
cute as a bug's ear
cute hoor
cute hoorism
cute hoors
cutely
cuteness
cutenesses
cutensil
cutensils
cuter

Literary usage of Cutdown

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1. Labor and Industrial Chronology by Massachusetts Bureau of Statistics of Labor (1900)
"Kimball Bros., shoes, restored 5 per cent cutdown of 1897. ' May. ... Rubbers at comb shop of Newton & Merriam struck for restoration of recent cutdown. ..."

2. Diagnosis and Severity of Drug Abuse and Drug Dependence edited by Jack D. Blaine, Arthur M. Horton, Jr., Leland H. Towle (1997)
"WITHDRAW, RELIEF, CONTINUE, TIMESPENT, cutdown, and GIVEUP defined the factor corresponding to dependence, although LARGER loaded fairly highly on both ..."

3. Annual Report on the Statistics of Manufactures by Massachusetts Bureau of Statistics (1900)
"... and wool departments; later, strikers returned and company agreed to restore the 1898 cutdown ; in July, No. 3 mill shut down on account of dull trade. ..."

4. Labor and Industrial Chronology by Massachusetts Bureau of Statistics of Labor (1902)
"About 12 corduroy weavers employed at the Merrimack Manufacturing Co. struck to resist alleged cutdown in wages due to replacing the old looms by new ones ..."

5. Annual Report on the Statistics of Labor by Massachusetts Bureau of Statistics (1900)
"Kimball Bros., shoes, restored 5 per cent cutdown of 1897. May. ... Rubbers at comb shop of Newton & Merriam struck for restoration of recent cutdown. ..."

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