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.

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.
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