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
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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