hematopoiesis

noun he·ma·to·poi·e·sis \ hi-ˌma-tə-pȯi-ˈē-səs , ˌhē-mə-tō- \

Definition of hematopoiesis

: the formation of blood or of blood cells in the living body

hematopoietic

play \hi-ˌma-tə-pȯi-ˈe-tik, ˌhē-mə-tō-\ adjective

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New Latin


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hematopoiesis

noun he·ma·to·poi·e·sis
variants: or chiefly British haematopoiesis play \hi-ˌmat-ə-pȯi-ˈē-səs, ˌhē-mət-ō-\

medical Definition of hematopoiesis

plural hematopoieses play \-ˌsēz\
: the formation of blood or of blood cells in the living body called also hemopoiesis

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