thrombocytopoiesis

noun

throm·​bo·​cy·​to·​poi·​e·​sis ˌthräm-bə-ˌsīt-ə-ˌpȯi-ˈē-səs How to pronounce thrombocytopoiesis (audio)
plural thrombocytopoieses -ˌsēz How to pronounce thrombocytopoiesis (audio)
: the production of blood platelets from megakaryocytes typically in the bone marrow

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“Thrombocytopoiesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thrombocytopoiesis. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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