noun combining form
plural -poieses

Definition of -POIESIS

:  production :  formation <hematopoiesis>

Origin of -POIESIS

New Latin, from Greek poiēsis creation — more at poesy


noun combining form -poi·e·sis \(ˌ)pi-ˈē-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -poi·e·ses \-ˈē-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of -POIESIS

:  production :  formation <lymphopoiesis>


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