Medical Dictionary

hematopoiesis


hematopoiesis

noun he·ma·to·poi·e·sis
plural he·ma·to·poi·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

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-\

Illustration of HEMATOPOIESIS

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