haematopoiesis

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haematopoiesis

(ˌhɛmətəʊpɔɪˈiːsɪs; ˌhiː-) ,

haemopoiesis

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hematopoiesis

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hemopoiesis

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

hematopoiesis, haematopoiesis

the formation of blood. — hematopoietic, haematopoietic, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Lange, "The management of neoplastic disorders of haematopoeisis in children with Down's syndrome," British Journal of Haematology, vol.
Besides the inhibitory role on adipogenic differentiation of stromal cell populations, DLK-1 is also an important regulator of haematopoeisis [16, 17].
This is in contrast to our study in which we report only 18.75% cases of benign tumours with mesenchymal hamartoma being commonest amongst them.7 However, Coronado and Angulo in Mexico also found MH to be the commonest benign tumour8 whereas in Iran equal frequency of vascular tumours and MH was observed.4 MH typically present with abdominal distension or mass in children under 2 years of age and is composed of both epithelial and mesenchymal components.9,10 Extramedullary haematopoeisis is present in 85% of cases.11 Mesenchymal hamartoma requires surgery for cure.12