[ lim-foh-poi-ee-sis ]
/ ˌlɪm foʊ pɔɪˈi sɪs /

noun Physiology.

the formation of lymphocytes.


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Origin of lymphopoiesis

First recorded in 1915–20; lympho- + -poiesis

OTHER WORDS FROM lymphopoiesis

lym·pho·poi·et·ic [lim-foh-poi-et-ik] /ˌlɪm foʊ pɔɪˈɛt ɪk/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for lymphopoiesis

/ (ˌlɪmfəʊpɔɪˈiːsɪs) /

noun plural -ses (-siːz)

the formation of lymphatic tissue or lymphocytes

Derived forms of lymphopoiesis

lymphopoietic (ˌlɪmfəʊpɔɪˈɛtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for lymphopoiesis

[ lĭm′fō-poi-ēsĭs ]


The formation of lymphocytes.

Other words from lymphopoiesis

lym′pho•poi•etic (-ĕtĭk) adj.
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