granulopoiesis

noun
gran·​u·​lo·​poi·​e·​sis | \ -(ˌ)lō-ˌpȯi-ˈē-səs How to pronounce granulopoiesis (audio) \
plural granulopoieses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce granulopoieses (audio) \

Medical Definition of granulopoiesis

: the formation of blood granulocytes typically in the bone marrow

called also granulocytopoiesis

Other Words from granulopoiesis

granulopoietic \ -​ˌpȯi-​ˈet-​ik How to pronounce granulopoietic (audio) \ adjective

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“Granulopoiesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/granulopoiesis. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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