-poiesis

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-poiesis

suff.
Production; creation; formation: hematopoiesis.

[From Greek poiēsis, creation, from poiein, to make; see kwei- in Indo-European roots.]

-poiesis

n combining form
indicating the act of making or producing something specified: haematopoiesis.
[from Greek, from poiēsis a making; see poesy]
-poietic adj combining form

-poiesis

a combining form meaning “making, formation,” used esp. in nouns that denote the formation of blood or a blood component, as specified by the initial element: lymphopoiesis.
[< Greek -poiēsis]