haemopoiesis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From haemo- + Ancient Greek ποίησις (poíēsis).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /hiːmə(ʊ)ˈpiːsɪs/

Noun[edit]

haemopoiesis (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) The production of blood cells and platelets, a process which in adults takes place within the bone marrow.

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