leukopoiesis

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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.
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leu•ko•poi•e•sis

or leu•co•poi•e•sis

(ˌlu koʊ pɔɪˈi sɪs)

n.
the formation and development of white blood cells.
[1910–15]
leu`ko•poi•et′ic (-ˈɛt ɪk) adj.
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