leukopoiesis

The production of leukocytes. They are formed partially in the bone marrow (granulocytes, monocytes and a few lymphocytes) and partially in lymphatic tissue (lymphocytes and plasma cells). (guyton & hall, textbook of medical physiology, 9th ed) ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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leukopoiesis

(loo″ko-poi-e´sis) the production of leukocytes; called also leukocytogenesis and leukocytopoiesis.
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leukopoiesis

Type: Term Pronunciation: lū′kō-poy-ē′sis Definitions: 1. Formation and development of the various types of white blood cells. Synonyms: leukocytopoiesis
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Leukopoiesis

Leukopoiesis is a form of hematopoiesis in which white blood cells (WBC, or leukocytes) are formed in bone marrow located in bones in adults and hematopoietic organs in the fetus. White blood cells, indeed all blood cells, are formed from the differentiation of pluripotent hematopoietic stem cells which give rise to several cell lines with more li...
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