myelopoiesis

[ mī′ə-lō-poi-ēsĭs ]

n.

The formation of bone marrow or of blood cells derived from bone marrow.

Nearby words

  1. myelopathy,
  2. myelopetal,
  3. myelophthisic anemia,
  4. myelophthisis,
  5. myeloplast,
  6. myeloproliferative,
  7. myeloproliferative syndrome,
  8. myeloradiculitis,
  9. myeloradiculodysplasia,
  10. myeloradiculopathy

Related formsmy′e•lo•poi•etic (-ĕtĭk) adj.


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