haematopoiesis


haematopoiesis
Production of blood cells involving both proliferation and differentiation from stem cells. In adult mammals usually occurs in bone marrow.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Haematopoiesis — Diagram showing the development of different blood cells from haematopoietic stem cell to mature cells Haematopoiesis (from Ancient Greek: αἷμα, blood ; ποιεῖν to make ) (or hematopoiesis in the United States; sometimes also haemopoiesis or… …   Wikipedia

  • haematopoiesis — noun the formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow) • Syn: ↑hematopoiesis, ↑hemopoiesis, ↑haemopoiesis, ↑hemogenesis, ↑haemogenesis, ↑hematogenesis, ↑haematogenesis, ↑sanguification …   Useful english dictionary

  • haematopoiesis — n. see haemopoiesis …   Medical dictionary

  • haematopoiesis — [ˌhi:matə(ʊ)pɔɪ i:sɪs] (US hematopoiesis) noun another term for haemopoiesis. Derivatives haematopoietic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • haematopoiesis — n.; see haemopoiesis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • haematopoiesis — /himətoʊpɔɪˈisəs/ (say heemuhtohpoy eesuhs), /hɛm / (say hem ) noun the formation of blood cells. Also, hematopoiesis, haemopoiesis. {New Latin, from Greek haimato haemato + poiēsis a making} –haematopoietic /himətoʊpɔɪˈɛtɪk/ (say heemuhtohpoy… …   Australian English dictionary

  • haematopoiesis —   n. formation of blood.    ♦ haematopoietic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • extramedullary haematopoiesis — in fishes, formation of blood outside the haematopoietic tissue in the kidney …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • haemopoiesis — (haematopoiesis) n. the process of production of blood cells and platelets which continues throughout life, replacing aged cells (which are removed from the circulation). In healthy adults, haemopoiesis is confined to the bone marrow, but in… …   Medical dictionary

  • haemopoiesis — haematopoiesis; n. the process of production of blood cells and platelets which continues throughout life, replacing aged cells (which are removed from the circulation). In healthy adults, haemopoiesis is confined to the bone marrow, but in… …   The new mediacal dictionary


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