leucopoiesis

[loo-koh-poi-ee-sis]
Related formsleu·co·poi·et·ic [loo-koh-poi-et-ik] /ˌlu koʊ pɔɪˈɛt ɪk/, adjective

leukopoiesis

or leu·co·poi·e·sis

[loo-koh-poi-ee-sis]
noun
  1. the formation and development of white blood cells.

Origin of leukopoiesis

From the New Latin word leucopoiesis, dating back to 1910–15. See leuko-, -poiesis
Related formsleu·ko·poi·et·ic [loo-koh-poi-et-ik] /ˌlu koʊ pɔɪˈɛt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for leucopoiesis

leucopoiesis

esp US leukopoiesis

noun
  1. physiol formation of leucocytes in the bodyAlso called: leucocytopoiesis
Derived Formsleucopoietic or esp US leukopoietic (ˌluːkəʊpɔɪˈɛtɪk), adjective
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leucopoiesis in Medicine

leukopoiesis

[lōō′kō-poi-ēsĭs]
n.
  1. The formation and development of the various types of white blood cells.leukocytopoiesis
Related formsleu′ko•poi•etic (-ĕtĭk) adj.
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