thrombopoiesis

[ thrŏm′bō-poi-ēsĭs ]

n.

The process of blood clot formation.
The formation of blood platelets.

Nearby words

  1. thrombophlebitis,
  2. thrombophlebitis migrans,
  3. thromboplastic,
  4. thromboplastid,
  5. thromboplastin,
  6. thrombopoietin,
  7. thrombose,
  8. thrombose par effort,
  9. thrombosed,
  10. thrombosis


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