leukopoiesis

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

Definition of leukopoiesis

  1. :  the formation of white blood cells

leukopoietic

play \ˌlü-kō-pȯi-ˈe-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of leukopoiesis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1913


Medical Dictionary

leukopoiesis

noun leu·ko·poi·e·sis
variants: or chiefly British

leucopoiesis

\-pȯi-ˈē-səs\play

Medical Definition of leukopoiesis

plural

leukopoieses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  the formation of white blood cells—called also leukocytogenesis

leukopoietic

or chiefly British

leucopoietic

\-ˈet-ik\play adjective

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