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.
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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.
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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.
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Hematopoietic system

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