sanguification


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sanguification

(ˌsæŋɡwɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
the forming of blood
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Noun1.sanguification - the formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow)
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
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In human physiology Prout identified four stages in the formation of blood: digestion in the stomach, chymification in the duodenum, chylification in the lacteals, and sanguification proper in the blood vessels.
On the phenomena of sanguification and on the blood in general.