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hematopoiesis

[hi-mat-oh-poi-ee-sis, hee-muh-toh-, hem-uh-]
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noun
  1. the formation of blood.
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Origin of hematopoiesis

From the New Latin word haematopoiēsis, dating back to 1850–55. See hemato-, -poiesis
Also called hematogenesis.
Related formshe·ma·to·poi·et·ic [hee-muh-toh-poi-et-ik, hem-uh-] /ˌhi mə toʊ pɔɪˈɛt ɪk, ˌhɛm ə-/, adjective
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hematopoiesis

(hē′mə-tō-poi-ēsĭs, hĭ-măt′ə-)
n.
  1. The formation of blood or blood cells in the living body.hematogenesis sanguification
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Related formshe′ma•to•poi•etic (-ĕtĭk) adj.
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