eryth·ro·poi·e·tin noun \-ˈpȯi-ə-tən\
: a glycoprotein hormone formed especially in the kidney and stimulating red blood cell formation
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eryth·ro·poi·e·tin noun \-ˈpȯi-ət-ən\ (Medical Dictionary)
: a hormonal substance that is formed especially in the kidney and stimulates red blood cell formation—abbreviation EPO; see epogen
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