leukopoietic
adjective see leukopoiesis

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • leukopoietic — See leukopoiesis. * * * …   Universalium

  • leukopoietic — Pertaining to or characterized by leukopoiesis, as manifested by portions of the bone marrow and reticuloendothelial and lymphoid tissues, which form (respectively) the granulocytes, monocytes, and lymphocytes. * * * leu·ko·poi·et·ic… …   Medical dictionary

  • leukopoietic — adj. of the formation of white blood cells (also leucopoietic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leukopoietic — leu·ko·poi·et·ic …   English syllables

  • leukopoietic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • leukopoiesis — leukopoietic /looh koh poy et ik/, adj. /looh koh poy ee sis/, n. the formation and development of white blood cells. Also, leucopoiesis. [1910 15; < NL leucopoiesis. See LEUKO , POIESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • leukopoiesis — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1913 the formation of white blood cells • leukopoietic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • erythroleukosis — A condition resembling leukemia in which the erythropoietic tissue is affected in addition to the leukopoietic tissue. * * * eryth·ro·leu·ko·sis or chiefly Brit eryth·ro·leu·co·sis lü kō səs n, pl ko·ses or chiefly Brit co …   Medical dictionary

  • leucinuria — The excretion of leucine in the urine. * * * leu·cin·uria .lü sə n(y)u̇r ē ə n the presence of leucine in the urine Each boldface word in the list below is a chiefly British variant of the word to its right in small capitals. leucoagglutinin… …   Medical dictionary

  • leukon — The total mass of circulating leukocytes as well as the cells and leukopoietic cells from which it originates. * * * leu·kon lü .kän n the white blood cells and their precursors * * * leu·kon (looґkon) the circulating leukocytes and the cells… …   Medical dictionary

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