or leu·co·poi·e·sis


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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leukopoiesis in Medicine


  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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