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lym·pho·poi·e·sis

 (lĭm′fō-poi-ē′sĭs)
n. pl. lym·pho·poi·e·ses (-sēz′)
The formation of lymphocytes.

lym′pho·poi·et′ic (-ĕt′ĭk) adj.
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lymphopoiesis

(ˌlɪmfəʊpɔɪˈiːsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Biochemistry) the formation of lymphatic tissue or lymphocytes
lymphopoietic adj
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lym•pho•poi•e•sis

(ˌlɪm foʊ pɔɪˈi sɪs)

n.
the formation of lymphocytes.
[1915–20]
lym`pho•poi•et′ic (-ˈɛt ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.lymphopoiesis - the formation of lymphocytes in the bone marrow and lymph nodes and thymus and spleen
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
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