leucopoiesis

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leu·ko·poi·e·sis

also leu·co·poi·e·sis  (lo͞o′kō-poi-ē′sĭs)
n.
The production of white blood cells.

leu′ko·poi·et′ic (-ĕt′ĭk) adj.

leucopoiesis

(ˌluːkəʊpɔɪˈiːsɪs) or

leukopoiesis

n
(Biochemistry) physiol formation of leucocytes in the body. Also called: leucocytopoiesis
leucopoietic, leukopoietic adj
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The increase in WBCs number under chlorpyrifos toxicity showed that in fish it activated the leucopoietic machinery to produce more and more white blood cells in blood circulation which resulted in increasing the TLC.