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leukopoiesis

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noun leu·ko·poi·e·sis \-pȯi-ˈē-səs\

Definition of leukopoiesis

  1. :  the formation of white blood cells

leukopoietic play \-ˈe-tik\ adjective


Origin of leukopoiesis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1913


Medical Dictionary

leukopoiesis

noun leu·ko·poi·e·sis

Medical Definition of leukopoiesis

plural leukopoieses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  the formation of white blood cells—called also leukocytogenesis

leukopoietic or chiefly British leucopoietic \-ˈet-ik\play adjective


Variants of leukopoiesis

or chiefly British leucopoiesis \-pȯi-ˈē-səs\play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "leukopoiesis"


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