Definition of exsanguinate in English:

exsanguinate

verb

Medicine
  • See exsanguination

    • ‘The dream had forced me to confront the fact that I had been at the hospital seeing a patient in consultation who was close to exsanguinating after an operation.’
    • ‘After examination of the elbow under anesthesia, the limb is exsanguinated and a tourniquet is inflated to 250 mm Hg.’
    • ‘They have never seen how white a woman's body is when she's exsanguinated by a post-partum hemorrhage.’
    • ‘Following arthroscopy, the extremity is elevated, exsanguinated, and the rest of the procedure carried out under tourniquet control.’
    • ‘The mice were asphyxiated using carbon dioxide and exsanguinated by cardiac puncture.’

Pronunciation

exsanguinate

/ekˈsaNGɡwəˌnāt/