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(hɪˌmæt oʊ pɔɪˈi sɪs)

also hemopoiesis

the formation of blood.
he•mat`o•poi•et′ic (-ˈɛt ɪk) adj.
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hematosis, haematosis

1. hematopoiesis.
2. the conversion of venous blood into arterial blood by oxygenation in the lungs.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
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The rupture of cystic parathyroid adenomas has been reported to release a large amount of PTH into the blood circulation, a phenomenon that can cause parathyromatosis and hematosis [22, 23].
Al mismo tiempo, se produce el aumento de la frecuencia respiratoria y la relajacion de los bronquiolos para optimizar la hematosis, favoreciendo el intercambio de oxigeno ([O.sub.2]), a nivel pulmonar.