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n. pl. lym·pho·poi·e·ses (-sēz′)
The formation of lymphocytes.

lym′pho·poi·et′ic (-ĕt′ĭk) adj.


n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Biochemistry) the formation of lymphatic tissue or lymphocytes
lymphopoietic adj


(ˌlɪm foʊ pɔɪˈi sɪs)

the formation of lymphocytes.
lym`pho•poi•et′ic (-ˈɛt ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.lymphopoiesis - the formation of lymphocytes in the bone marrow and lymph nodes and thymus and spleen
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
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11) miR-4284 can elevate MLL, BCL 10, and HDAC that play a role in lymphogenesis by blocking apoptosis and increasing proliferation (table 1).
It has been proposed that a complex karyotype is more often seen in ATLL relapse, which is either normal or simple at the time of diagnosis, emphasizing the concept of multistep lymphogenesis in ATLL.