hematopoiesis

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he·ma·to·poi·e·sis

 (hē′mə-tō-poi-ē′sĭs, hĭ-măt′ə-) also he·mo·poi·e·sis (hē′mə-poi-ē′sĭs)
n.
The formation of the cellular elements of the blood, including the red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets, which in adult mammals takes place chiefly in the bone marrow.

he′ma·to·poi·et′ic (-ĕt′ĭk) adj.

he•mat•o•poi•e•sis

(hɪˌmæt oʊ pɔɪˈi sɪs)

also hemopoiesis



n.
the formation of blood.
[1850–55]
he•mat`o•poi•et′ic (-ˈɛt ɪk) adj.

hematopoiesis, haematopoiesis

the formation of blood. — hematopoietic, haematopoietic, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels

hematopoiesis

(or hemopoiesis) The production of blood cells in red bone marrow.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hematopoiesis - the formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow)
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
Translations

he·ma·to·poi·e·sis

n. hematopoyesis, hemopoyesis, formación de sangre.
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