Venesection

Venesection

Venesection is the generic term for a procedure that involves the cutting of a vein in any way, but it most commonly refers to the drawing of blood from a vein. Venous blood is usually taken from the median cubital vein, which is located on the arm, opposite the elbow. Blood donation is also usually done out of this vein, but blood drawn for testing, which is the main purpose of venesection.

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