leukopoiesis

leukopoiesis

[loo-koh-poi-ee-sis]
noun
the formation and development of white blood cells.


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

leukopoietic [loo-koh-poi-et-ik] , adjective
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leucopoiesis or leukopoiesis (ˌluːkəʊpɔɪˈiːsɪs)
 
n
physiol Also called: leucocytopoiesis formation of leucocytes in the body
 
leukopoiesis or leukopoiesis
 
n
 
leucopoietic or leukopoiesis
 
adj
 
leukopoietic or leukopoiesis
 
adj

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leukopoiesis leu·ko·poi·e·sis (lōō'kō-poi-ē'sĭs)
n.
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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