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 (hē′mə-tō-poi-ē′sĭs, hĭ-măt′ə-) also he·mo·poi·e·sis (hē′mə-poi-ē′sĭs)
The formation of the cellular elements of the blood, including the red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets, which in adult mammals takes place chiefly in the bone marrow.

he′ma·to·poi·et′ic (-ĕt′ĭk) adj.


(hɪˌmæt oʊ pɔɪˈi sɪs)

also hemopoiesis

the formation of blood.
he•mat`o•poi•et′ic (-ˈɛt ɪk) adj.

hematopoiesis, haematopoiesis

the formation of blood. — hematopoietic, haematopoietic, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels


(or hemopoiesis) The production of blood cells in red bone marrow.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hematopoiesis - the formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow)
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms


n. hematopoyesis, hemopoyesis, formación de sangre.
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They lost their ability to promote hematopoiesis or become other types of cells, like fat.
Several patients with ineffective hematopoiesis and cytopenia, such as aplastic anemia (1), myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) (2,3), myelofibrosis (4-6), and b-thalassemia (7,8), require multiple erythrocyte transfusions leading to iron overload (9,10).
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The findings show that the classical model of a hierarchical developmental tree that starts from multipotent stem cells holds true for hematopoiesis.
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The earlier return of total and differential leukocyte towards normal in ghrelin treated myelosuppressed rats as compared to chemotherapeutic and chemotherapeutic, ghrelin and GHRH antagonist group suggest valuable role of ghrelin in stimulating hematopoiesis.
Molecular and genetic studies carried out in the past 2 decades have shown different regulatory processes of hematopoiesis.
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