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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)

erythropoietic

play \-ˈe-tik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of erythropoiesis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1918


Medical Dictionary

erythropoiesis

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

Medical Definition of erythropoiesis

plural

erythropoieses

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

erythropoietic

\-ˈet-ik\play adjective



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