haemopoiesis


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  • noun

Synonyms for haemopoiesis

the formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow)

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Vitamin A deficiency contributes to anaemia by immobilising iron in the reticuloendothelial system, reducing haemopoiesis and increasing susceptibility to infections.
16) In a study of men between the ages of 20 and 60 years, testosterone replacement reversed the hypogonadic manifestations of an increase in body weight and adipose deposition, decreased haemopoiesis, facial hair growth and libido, and a low mood and decline in memory function.
Chapter 1 Stem cells and haemopoiesis (Elaine Dzierzak).
Bone marrow was hypocellular with normal lineage haemopoiesis and a mild, focal increase in eosinophils; there was no morphological evidence of myeloproliferative disease or lymphoma.
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