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erythropoiesis

erythropoiesis

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

Definition of ERYTHROPOIESIS

:  the production of red blood cells (as from the bone marrow)
eryth·ro·poi·et·ic \-ˈe-tik\ adjective

Origin of ERYTHROPOIESIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1918

erythropoiesis

noun eryth·ro·poi·e·sis \i-ˌrith-rō-pi-ˈē-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural eryth·ro·poi·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ERYTHROPOIESIS

:  the production of red blood cells (as from the bone marrow)—called also erythrocytopoiesis, erythrogenesis
eryth·ro·poi·et·ic \-ˈet-ik\ adjective

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