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 thrombocytopoieses (audio) \

Medical Definition of thrombocytopoiesis

: the production of blood platelets from megakaryocytes typically in the bone marrow

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