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hematopoiesis

Syllabification: he·mat·o·poi·e·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌhēmətōpoiˈēsis, hiˌmatə-
 
/
(British haematopoiesis)

Definition of hematopoiesis in English:

noun

Another term for hemopoiesis.
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

hematopoietic

1
Pronunciation: /-poiˈetik/
adjective
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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