Definition of haematopoiesis in English:

haematopoiesis

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

noun

  • another term for haemopoiesis.
    More 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.

Derivatives

haematopoietic

adjective
More 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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