thrombocytopoiesis

thrombocytopoiesis

 [throm″bo-si″to-poi-e´sis]
the production of platelets (thrombocytes). adj., adj thrombocytopoiet´ic.

throm·bo·cy·to·poi·e·sis

(throm'bō-sī'tō-poy-ē'sis),
The process of formation of thrombocytes or platelets.
[thrombocyte + G. poiēsis, a making]

thrombocytopoiesis

/throm·bo·cy·to·poi·e·sis/ (-si″to-poi-e´sis) the production of platelets.thrombocytopoiet´ic

throm·bo·cy·to·poi·e·sis

(throm'bō-sī'tō-poy-ē'sis)
The process of formation of thrombocytes or platelets.
[thrombocyte + G. poiēsis, a making]

thrombocytopoiesis

the production of blood platelets (thrombocytes).
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9% patients due to vitamin B12 and folic acid deficiency as a result of ineffective thrombocytopoiesis.
Parameter Polycythemia vera Anoxemic or secondary polycythemia Fundamental Hyperplastic Anoxemia situation panmyelopathy Etiology Unknown Anoxemia (altitude, cardiac, pulmonary) Bone marrow Excessive Excessive erythropoiesis erythroleuko- thrombocytopoiesis Clinical Plethoric Cyanosis, chronic appearance, pulmonary disease, splenomegaly congenital cardiac disease Blood Pancytosis, No pancytosis erythrocytosis, leukocytosis Blood volume High High Red cell High High volume Plasma Normal or Low volume increased Arterial oxygen Normal Diminished saturation
Clotting factors may be normal or slightly reduced, and compensatory thrombocytopoiesis results in a moderately low to normal platelet count.
Thrombocytopoiesis in normal and sublethally irradiated dogs: response to human interleukin-6.
A combination of ineffective thrombocytopoiesis and increased platelet sequestration and destruction accounts for the thrombocytopenia.