Translation of bloodletting in Spanish:


sangría, n.

Pronunciation /ˈblədˌlɛdɪŋ//ˈblʌdlɛtɪŋ/


History Medicine

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    sangría feminine
    an orgy of bloodletting una orgía de sangre
    • Then, your doctor might have recommended such treatments as bloodletting or taking dangerous doses of sulfur and mercury.
    • There are medieval scenes of bloodletting, and of doctors cauterising patients' piles, polyps, and even cataracts (ouch).
    • Today, many medical practices such as bloodletting are no longer used.
    • But the range of surgical expertise dealt largely with the surface of the body: for example cautery, bloodletting, and draining boils and abscesses.
    • There has been a health care crisis since we were bloodletting.