hematopoietic system

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he·ma·to·poi·et·ic sys·tem

the blood-making organs; in the embryo at different ages, these are the yolk sac, liver, thymus, spleen, lymph nodes, and bone marrow; after birth they are principally the bone marrow, spleen, thymus, and lymph nodes.

hematopoietic system

n.
The bodily system of organs and tissues, primarily the bone marrow, spleen, tonsils, and lymph nodes, involved in the production of blood.

hematopoietic system

Etymology: Gk, haima, blood, poiein, to make; L, systema
body organs and tissues involved in the formation and functioning of blood elements; includes the bone marrow and spleen.

he·ma·to·poi·et·ic sys·tem

(hē'mă-tō-poy-et'ik sis'tĕm)
The blood-making organs; in the embryo at different ages these are the yolk sac, liver, thymus, spleen, lymph nodes, and bone marrow; after birth they are principally the bone marrow, spleen, thymus, and lymph nodes.
Synonym(s): haematopoietic system.

Hematopoietic system

The system in the body which is responsible for the production of blood cells.
Mentioned in: Pernicious Anemia

he·ma·to·poi·et·ic sys·tem

(hē'mă-tō-poy-et'ik sis'tĕm)
Blood-making organs.
Synonym(s): haematopoietic system.

hematopoietic

1. pertaining to or affecting the formation of blood cells.
2. an agent that promotes the formation of blood cells.

hematopoietic dysplasia
dyshematopoiesis.
hematopoietic system
organs and tissues involved in the production of blood cells; includes bone marrow, spleen, thymus, lymph nodes.