leukopoiesis

noun
leu·​ko·​poi·​e·​sis | \ˌlü-kō-pȯi-ˈē-səs \

Definition of leukopoiesis 

: the formation of white blood cells

Other Words from leukopoiesis

leukopoietic \ ˌlü-​kō-​pȯi-​ˈe-​tik \ adjective

First Known Use of leukopoiesis

circa 1913, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for leukopoiesis

New Latin

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leukopoiesis

noun
leu·​ko·​poi·​e·​sis
variants: or chiefly British leucopoiesis \ -​pȯi-​ˈē-​səs \
plural leukopoieses\ -​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of leukopoiesis 

: the formation of white blood cells

called also leukocytogenesis

Other Words from leukopoiesis

leukopoietic or chiefly British leucopoietic \ -​ˈet-​ik \ adjective

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