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haematopoiesis Line breaks: haem¦ato|poi¦esis
Pronunciation: /ˌhiːmatə(ʊ)pɔɪˈiːsɪs/
(US hematopoiesis)

Definition of haematopoiesis in English:


Another term for haemopoiesis.
Example sentences
  • We have already discussed the stem cells that are responsible for hematopoiesis, generation of neural cells, and renewal of the epidermis and the gut lining.
  • The latter participate in numerous morphogenetic and physiological events, including hematopoiesis, through synergistic interactions with other transcriptional activators.
  • These organs may become enlarged because they are trying to produce extra blood cells, a process called extramedullary hematopoiesis.


Pronunciation: /ˌhiːmatəʊpɔɪˈɛtɪk/
Example sentences
  • For example, brain and hematopoietic stem cells give rise only to neural tissue and blood cells, respectively.
  • The progenitors of osteoclasts are from the hematopoietic cell line and the osteoblasts originate from the marrow stroma.
  • Attempts at growing hematopoietic stem cells outside the body for clinical transplantation have not been encouraging.
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