leucopoiesis


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Related to leucopoiesis: leukopoiesis

leu·ko·poi·e·sis

(lū'kō-poy-ē'sis)
Formation and development of the various types of white blood cells.
Synonym(s): leukocytopoiesis, leucopoiesis.
[leuko- + G. poiēsis, a making]
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