defective blood formation. adj., adj dyshematopoiet´ic.
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Defective formation of the blood.
Synonym(s): dyshemopoiesis
[dys- + G. haima (haimat-), blood, + poiēsis, making]
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dyshemopoiesis (dis-hē'mă-tō-poy-ē'sis, -mō-poy-ē'sis)
Defective formation of the blood.
Synonym(s): dyshaematopoiesis.
[dys- + G. haima (haimat-), blood, + poiēsis, making]
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