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Erythropoiesis

Synonym(s)

  • erythrocyte production
  • erythrocytopoiesis
  • erythrogenesis

Definition(s)

The production of red blood cells (as from the bone marrow) -- called also erythrocytopoiesis, erythrogenesis. erythropoietic/ adjective

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: December 22, 2014