noun Physiology.

the formation of lymphocytes.

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for lymphopoiesis


noun plural -ses (-siːz)

the formation of lymphatic tissue or lymphocytes
Derived Formslymphopoietic (ˌlɪmfəʊpɔɪˈɛtɪk), adjective
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Medicine definitions for lymphopoiesis




The formation of lymphocytes.
Related formslym′pho•poi•etic (-ĕtĭk) adj.
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