granulopoiesis

noun
gran·u·lo·poi·e·sis | \-(ˌ)lō-ˌpȯi-ˈē-səs \
plural granulopoieses\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of granulopoiesis 

: the formation of blood granulocytes typically in the bone marrow

called also granulocytopoiesis

Learn More about granulopoiesis

Share granulopoiesis

Comments on granulopoiesis

What made you want to look up granulopoiesis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

lying above or upon

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!