hemopoietic tissue

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he·mo·poi·et·ic tis·sue

tissue in which there is a development of blood cells or other formed elements.
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On the basis of data from copper-adequate rats it is clear that under normal conditions the liver is capable of mobilizing iron and making it available for utilization by hemopoietic tissues for heme synthesis, and therefore ferritin is a sensitive measure to assess available body iron stores.