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Medical Term:

thrombopoiesis

Pronunciation: throm'bo-poy-e'sis

Definition: Precisely, the process of a clot forming in blood, but generally used with reference to the formation of blood platelets (thrombocytes).

[thrombo- + G. poiesis, a making]

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