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Definition of "hemopoiesis" []

  • Variant of hematopoiesis. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hemopoiesis" in a sentence
  • "Extramedullary hemopoiesis • When hematopoietic demand increases, liver, spleen and lymph nodes come back to the status to produce blood cells, hepatomegaly and splenomegaly appears, and maybe there are immature erythrocytes and granulocytes in circulating blood."
  • "Hemopoiesis Definition : Blood cells are short-lived, and they must be continually replaced by new cells formed in the generative process called hemopoiesis."