-poietic

adjective combining form

Definition of -poietic

  1. :  productive :  formative hematopoietic

Origin and Etymology of -poietic

Greek poiētikos creative, from poiētēs maker — more at poet


Medical Dictionary

-poietic

adjective combining form -poi·et·ic \(ˌ)pȯi-ˈet-ik\

Medical Definition of -poietic

  1. :  productive :  formative lymphopoietic


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