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erythropoietin

noun eryth·ro·poi·e·tin \-ˈpi-ə-tən\

Definition of ERYTHROPOIETIN

:  a glycoprotein hormone formed especially in the kidney and stimulating red blood cell formation
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First Known Use of ERYTHROPOIETIN

1948
Medical Dictionary

erythropoietin

noun eryth·ro·poi·e·tin \-ˈpi-ət-ən\

Medical Definition of ERYTHROPOIETIN

:  a hormonal substance that is formed especially in the kidney and stimulates red blood cell formation—abbreviation EPO; see epogen

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