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erythropoiesis

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noun eryth·ro·poi·e·sis \i-ˌrith-rō-pȯi-ˈē-səs\

Definition of erythropoiesis

  1. :  the production of red blood cells (as from the bone marrow)

eryth·ro·poi·et·ic play \-ˈe-tik\ adjective


Origin of erythropoiesis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1918


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erythropoiesis

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noun eryth·ro·poi·e·sis \i-ˌrith-rō-pȯi-ˈē-səs\

Medical Definition of erythropoiesis

plural eryth·ro·poi·e·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  the production of red blood cells (as from the bone marrow)—called also erythrocytopoiesis, erythrogenesis

  2. eryth·ro·poi·et·ic \-ˈet-ik\play adjective




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