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thrombopoiesis

 [throm″bo-poi-e´sis]
2. thrombocytopoiesis. adj., adj thrombopoiet´ic.
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throm·bo·poi·e·sis

(throm'bō-poy-ē'sis),
Precisely, the process of a clot forming in blood, but generally used with reference to the formation of blood platelets (thrombocytes).
[thrombo- + G. poiēsis, a making]
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thrombopoiesis

(thrŏm′bō-poi-ē′sĭs)
n.
1. The process of blood clot formation.
2. The formation of blood platelets.

throm′bo·poi·et′ic (-ĕt′ĭk) adj.
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throm·bo·poi·e·sis

(throm'bō-poy-ē'sis)
Precisely, the process of a clot forming in blood, but generally used with reference to the formation of blood platelets (thrombocytes).
[thrombo- + G. poiēsis, a making]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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