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Medical Term:

hemopoiesis

Pronunciation: he'mo-poy-e'sis

Definition: The process of formation and development of the various types of blood cells and other formed elements.

Synonym(s): hematosis1

Synonym(s): hematogenesis, hematopoiesis, hematosis1, hemogenesis, sanguification

[hemo- + G. poiesis, a making]

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