the formation and development of white blood cells.

1910–15; < Neo-Latin leucopoiesis. See leuko-, -poiesis

leukopoietic [loo-koh-poi-et-ik] , adjective
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leukopoiesis leu·ko·poi·e·sis (lōō'kō-poi-ē'sĭs)
The formation and development of the various types of white blood cells. Also called leukocytopoiesis.

leu'ko·poi·et'ic (-ět'ĭk) adj.
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