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thrombopoietin

noun throm·bo·poi·e·tin \-ˈpi-ət-ən\

Medical Definition of THROMBOPOIETIN

:  a hormone that regulates blood platelet production by promoting the proliferation and maturation of megakaryocyte progenitor cells and the development of megakaryocytes into blood platelets

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May 23, 2015
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