erythropoiesis

noun
eryth·​ro·​poi·​e·​sis | \ i-ˌrith-rō-pȯi-ˈē-səs How to pronounce erythropoiesis (audio) \

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 How to pronounce erythropoietic (audio) \ 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 How to pronounce erythropoiesis (audio) \
plural erythropoieses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce erythropoieses (audio) \

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 How to pronounce erythropoietic (audio) \ adjective

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