hematogenesis

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Etymology[edit]

hemato- +‎ -genesis

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: hē'mə-tə-jĕn'ĭ-sĭs

Noun[edit]

hematogenesis (uncountable)

  1. (hematology, cytology) Blood cell formation in the human body, especially the bone marrow.
    • 1903. James Ewing. Clinical Pathology of the Blood: A Treatise on the General Principles and Special Application of Hematology. Page 215: "Progressive pernicious anemia is believed by some to result through defective hematogenesis, and by others primarily from excessive..."
    • 1965. William Bloom and Hal Downey. Handbook of Hematology. Page 867: "This has not as yet been accomplished for mammalian material, although studies have been made of hematogenesis in vivo in Fundulus embryos..."
    • 2005. C. Edward Collins. A Short Course in Medical Terminology. Page 302: "...or wrinkled skin blood cyst formation of blood cells adjectival form of hematogenesis abnormal blood condition pain in a nerve stretched nerve synonym..."

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