leukopoiesis


leu·ko·poi·e·sis

noun \-pi-ˈē-səs\

Definition of LEUKOPOIESIS

:  the formation of white blood cells
leu·ko·poi·et·ic \-ˈe-tik\ adjective

Origin of LEUKOPOIESIS

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1913

leu·ko·poi·e·sis

noun    (Medical Dictionary)
plural leu·ko·poi·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of LEUKOPOIESIS

: the formation of white blood cells—called also leukocytogenesis
leu·ko·poi·et·ic or chiefly British leu·co·poi·et·ic \-ˈet-ik\ adjective

Variants of LEUKOPOIESIS

leu·ko·poi·e·sis or chiefly British leu·co·poi·e·sis \-pi-ˈē-səs\

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