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exsanguination


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n.1. depriving the body of blood; for example, as a result of an accident causing severe bleeding or – very rarely – through uncontrollable bleeding during a surgical operation. 2. a technique for providing a bloodless field to facilitate delicate or haemorrhagic operative procedures. 3. the removal of blood from a part (usually a limb) prior to stopping the inflow of blood (by tourniquet). —exsanguinatevb.

1. depriving the body of blood; for example, as a result of an accident causing severe bleeding or – very rarely – through uncontrollable bleeding during a surgical operation. 2. a technique for providing a bloodless field to facilitate delicate or haemorrhagic operative procedures. 3. the removal of blood from a part (usually a limb) prior to stopping the inflow of blood (by tourniquet).

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