-poietic


a combining form occurring in adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in -poiesis: hematopoietic.

Origin of -poietic

< Greek -poiētikos. See poetic
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Medicine definitions for -poietic

-poietic


suff.

Productive; formative:galactopoietic.
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