thrombopoiesis

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throm·bo·poi·e·sis

 (thrŏm′bō-poi-ē′sĭs)
n.
1. The process of blood clot formation.
2. The formation of blood platelets.

throm′bo·poi·et′ic (-ĕt′ĭk) adj.
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Several pharmacologic agents have been evaluated, but their thrombopoietic activity is modest and often associated with unfavorable side effects.
Platelet count and thrombopoietic activity in patients with chronic renal failure.
If thrombocytopenia persists even with reducing the dose alternative treatments like thrombopoietic gro-wth factors should be considered but in our populat-ion a study is needed to see the effect of these throm-bopoietic agents so treatment should be continued with no hindrance.
Thrombopoietic properties of 5-methoxytyrptamine plus melatonin versus melatonin alone in the treatment of cancer-related thrombocytopenia.
Toxicities of the thrombopoietic grow factors, Semin Hematol 2010; 47: 289-298.
gp130 And the IL-6 family of cytokines: signaling mechanisms and thrombopoietic activities.
For example, prevention of thrombocytopenia may relate to melatonin's thrombopoietic properties, according to the authors.