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hematopoiesis

 [he″mah-to-poi-e´sis]
the formation and development of blood cells. In the embryo and fetus it takes place in a variety of sites including the liver, spleen, thymus, lymph nodes, and bone marrow; from birth throughout the rest of life it is mainly in the bone marrow with a small amount occurring in lymph nodes. Called also hematogenesis, hemogenesis, and hemopoiesis.
extramedullary hematopoiesis the formation and development of blood cells outside the bone marrow, as in the spleen, liver, and lymph nodes.
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he·mo·poi·e·sis

(hē'mō-poy-ē'sis),
The process of formation and development of the various types of blood cells and other formed elements.Synonym(s): hematosis (1)
[hemo- + G. poiēsis, a making]
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hematopoiesis

(hē′mə-tō-poi-ē′sĭs, hĭ-măt′ə-) also

hemopoiesis

(hē′mə-poi-ē′sĭs)
n.
The formation of blood or blood cells in the body.

he′ma·to·poi·et′ic (-ĕt′ĭk) adj.
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he·mo·poi·e·sis

(hē'mō-poy-ē'sis)
The process of formation and development of the various types of blood cells and other formed elements.
Synonym(s): hematogenesis, hematopoiesis, hemogenesis, sanguification, haemopoiesis.
[hemo- + G. poiēsis, a making]
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he·mo·poi·e·sis

(hē'mō-poy-ē'sis)
Process of formation and development of various types of blood cells and other formed elements.
Synonym(s): hematopoiesis, hematosis (1) , haemopoiesis.
[hemo- + G. poiēsis, a making]
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