[ loo-koh-poi-ee-sis ]
/ ˌlu koʊ pɔɪˈi sɪs /
the formation and development of white blood cells.
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Origin of leukopoiesis
OTHER WORDS FROM leukopoiesisleu·ko·poi·et·ic [loo-koh-poi-et-ik] /ˌlu koʊ pɔɪˈɛt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby leukopoiesis
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Medical definitions for leukopoiesis
[ lōō′kō-poi-ē′sĭs ]
The formation and development of the various types of white blood cells.leukocytopoiesis
Other words from leukopoiesisleu′ko•poi•et′ic (-ĕt′ĭk) adj.
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