hematopoiesis

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

Definition of hematopoiesis

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

hematopoietic

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

Origin and Etymology of hematopoiesis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1854


Medical Dictionary

hematopoiesis

noun he·ma·to·poi·e·sis
variants: or chiefly British

haematopoiesis

\hi-ˌmat-ə-pȯi-ˈē-səs, ˌhē-mət-ō-\play play

Medical Definition of hematopoiesis

plural

hematopoieses

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  1. :  the formation of blood or of blood cells in the living body—called also hemopoiesis

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