sanguification


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sanguification

(ˌsæŋɡwɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
the forming of blood
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Noun1.sanguification - the formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow)
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
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In 1776, Dejean entered a competition of the Imperial Academy in Petersburg to answer the question about the supposed alteration of chyle into blood, called sanguification. (83) According to Galen, chyle was transported from the intestines to the liver.
In human physiology Prout identified four stages in the formation of blood: digestion in the stomach, chymification in the duodenum, chylification in the lacteals, and sanguification proper in the blood vessels.
On the phenomena of sanguification and on the blood in general.