adjective combining form

Definition of -POIETIC

:  productive :  formative <hematopoietic>

Origin of -POIETIC

Greek poiētikos creative, from poiētēs maker — more at poet


adjective combining form -poi·et·ic \(ˌ)pi-ˈet-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of -POIETIC

:  productive :  formative <lymphopoietic>


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