a combining form occurring in adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in -poiesis:, hematopoietic.

< Greek -poiētikos. See poetic

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n combining form
indicating the act of making or producing something specified: haematopoiesis
[from Greek, from poiēsis a making; see poesy]
adj combining form

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-poietic suff.
Productive; formative: galactopoietic.

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