-poiesis

noun combining form

Definition of -poiesis

plural

-poieses

  1. :  production :  formation hematopoiesis

Origin and Etymology of -poiesis

New Latin, from Greek poiēsis creation — more at poesy


Medical Dictionary

-poiesis

noun combining form -poi·e·sis \(ˌ)pȯi-ˈē-səs\

Medical Definition of -poiesis

plural

-poieses

\-ˈē-ˌsēz\
  1. :  production :  formation lymphopoiesis


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