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(ˌhɛmətəʊpɔɪˈiːsɪs; ˌhiː-) ,






(Physiology) physiol Also called: haematosis or haematogenesis the formation of blood
haematopoietic, hematopoietic, haemopoietic, hemopoietic adj
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hematopoiesis, haematopoiesis

the formation of blood. — hematopoietic, haematopoietic, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
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Noun1.haematopoiesis - 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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An MRI suggested an intraparenchymal haemorrhage along with meningeal extramedullary haematopoiesis.
van Doorn, "Spinal cord compression due to extramedullary haematopoiesis in thalassaemia: a case report and review of the literature," Journal of Neurology, vol.
It is thought to arise from reduction in the blood forming marrow, this results in extramedullary haematopoiesis, which causes hepatosplenomegaly, anaemia, thrombocytopenia and infections are common causes of death in first decade.
Extensive extramedullary haematopoiesis was seen in the liver, and fetal vessels contained moderately increased nucleated red blood cells (NRBCs), without intranuclear inclusions typical for parvovirus infection.
The CT features were typical of extramedullary haematopoiesis (EMH).
The ability of IL25 to induce the emergence of an MPP cell population identifies a link between the IL17 cytokine family and extramedullary haematopoiesis and suggests a previously unrecognized innate immune pathway that promotes TH2 cytokine responses at mucosal sites.
Intrathoracic extramedullary haematopoiesis complicated by massive haemothorax in alpha-thalassaemia.