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e·ryth·ro·poi·e·sis

 (ĭ-rĭth′rō-poi-ē′sĭs)
n.
The production of red blood cells.

e·ryth′ro·poi·et′ic (-ĕt′ĭk) adj.

erythropoiesis

(ɪˌrɪθrəʊpɔɪˈiːsɪs)
n
(Physiology) physiol the formation of red blood cells
[C19: from erythro- + Greek poiēsis a making, from poiein to make]
eˌrythropoiˈetic adj

e•ryth•ro•poi•e•sis

(ɪˌrɪθ roʊ pɔɪˈi sɪs)

n.
the production of red blood cells.
[1915–20; erythro- + -poiesis]
e•ryth`ro•poi•et′ic (-ˈɛt ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.erythropoiesis - the process of producing red blood cells by the stem cells in the bone marrow
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
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e·ryth·ro·poi·e·sis

n. eritropoyesis, producción de eritrocitos.
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Although the hypoxia to which the athletes in the IHE group were exposed was more severe again (equivalent to 3500-6000 m), the findings of the present study confirm that this dose is insufficient to stimulate erythropoeisis since there was no increase in [Hb.
However ferrous sulphate does minimise the fall in haemoglobin over the first postoperative week, implying a beneficial effect on postoperative erythropoeisis (13).
Iron is then bound by the plasma protein transferrin, which serves as the source of iron for erythropoeisis and cellular respiration, taken up into cells expressing the transferrin receptor.