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lymphopoiesis

[lim-foh-poi-ee-sis] /ˌlɪm foʊ pɔɪˈi sɪs/
noun, Physiology
1.
the formation of lymphocytes.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; lympho- + -poiesis
Related forms
lymphopoietic
[lim-foh-poi-et-ik] /ˌlɪm foʊ pɔɪˈɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lymphopoiesis

lymphopoiesis

/ˌlɪmfəʊpɔɪˈiːsɪs/
noun (pl) -ses (-siːz)
1.
the formation of lymphatic tissue or lymphocytes
Derived Forms
lymphopoietic (ˌlɪmfəʊpɔɪˈɛtɪk) adjective
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lymphopoiesis in Medicine

lymphopoiesis lym·pho·poi·e·sis (lĭm'fō-poi-ē'sĭs)
n.
The formation of lymphocytes.


lym'pho·poi·et'ic (-ět'ĭk) adj.
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