hematopoiesis

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he·ma·to·poi·e·sis

noun \hi-ˌma-tə-pi-ˈē-səs, ˌhē-mə-tō-\

Definition of HEMATOPOIESIS

:  the formation of blood or of blood cells in the living body
he·ma·to·poi·et·ic \-ˈe-tik\ adjective

Origin of HEMATOPOIESIS

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1854

he·ma·to·poi·e·sis

noun    (Medical Dictionary)
plural he·ma·to·poi·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of HEMATOPOIESIS

: the formation of blood or of blood cells in the living body—called also hemopoiesis

Variants of HEMATOPOIESIS

he·ma·to·poi·e·sis or chiefly British hae·ma·to·poi·e·sis \hi-ˌmat-ə-pi-ˈē-səs, ˌhē-mət-ō-\

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