erythropoiesis

noun
eryth·​ro·​poi·​e·​sis | \i-ˌrith-rō-pȯi-ˈē-səs \

Definition of erythropoiesis 

: the production of red blood cells (as from the bone marrow)

Other Words from erythropoiesis

erythropoietic \i-​ˌrith-​rō-​pȯi-​ˈe-​tik \ adjective

First Known Use of erythropoiesis

1918, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for erythropoiesis

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erythropoiesis

noun
eryth·​ro·​poi·​e·​sis | \i-ˌrith-rō-pȯi-ˈē-səs \
plural erythropoieses\-​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of erythropoiesis 

: the production of red blood cells (as from the bone marrow)

called also erythrocytopoiesis, erythrogenesis

Other Words from erythropoiesis

erythropoietic \-​ˈet-​ik \ adjective

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