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lymphopoiesis

[lim-foh-poi-ee-sis]
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noun Physiology.
  1. the formation of lymphocytes.
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Origin of lymphopoiesis

First recorded in 1915–20; lympho- + -poiesis
Related formslym·pho·poi·et·ic [lim-foh-poi-et-ik] /ˌlɪm foʊ pɔɪˈɛt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lymphopoiesis

lymphopoiesis

noun plural -ses (-siːz)
  1. the formation of lymphatic tissue or lymphocytes
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Derived Formslymphopoietic (ˌlɪmfəʊpɔɪˈɛtɪk), adjective
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lymphopoiesis in Medicine

lymphopoiesis

(lĭm′fō-poi-ēsĭs)
n.
  1. The formation of lymphocytes.
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Related formslym′pho•poi•etic (-ĕtĭk) adj.
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