erythropoiesis [e rith΄rō poi ē′sis]
[ModL < ERYTHRO- + Gr poiēsis, a making: see POESY]
the body process of developing red blood cells
erythropoietic [e rith΄rōpoi et′ik]

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  • Erythropoiesis — is the process by which red blood cells (erythrocytes) are produced. In human adults, this usually occurs within the bone marrow. In the early fetus, erythropoiesis takes place in the mesodermal cells of the yolk sac. By the third or fourth month …   Wikipedia

  • Erythropoiesis-stimulating agent — Erythropoiesis stimulating agent, commonly abbreviated ESA, an agent similar to the cytokine (erythropoetin) that stimulates red blood cell production (erythropoeisis). ESAs, structurally and biologically, are similar to naturally occurring… …   Wikipedia

  • Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agent — Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agents (kurz: ESA, zu deutsch: Erythropoese stimulierende Substanzen), sind Substanzen, welche die Bildung roter Blutkörperchen (Erythrozyten) anregen (siehe Erythropoese). Zu dieser Substanzgruppe gehören einige… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • erythropoiesis — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1918 the production of red blood cells (as from the bone marrow) • erythropoietic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • erythropoiesis — Process of production of erythrocytes in the marrow in adult mammals. A pluripotent stem cell (CFU) produces, by a series of divisions, committed stem cells (BFU Es) that give rise to CFU Es, cells that will divide only a few more times to… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • erythropoiesis — erythropoietic /i rith roh poy et ik/, adj. /i rith roh poy ee sis/, n. the production of red blood cells. [1915 20; ERYTHRO(CYTE) + POIESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • erythropoiesis — noun The production of red blood cells in bone marrow. See Also: erythropoietic …   Wiktionary

  • erythropoiesis — The formation of red blood cells. SYN: erythrocytopoiesis. [erythrocyte + G. poiesis, a making] * * * eryth·ro·poi·e·sis i .rith rō pȯi ē səs n, pl e·ses .sēz the production of red blood cells (as from the bone marrow) called also …   Medical dictionary

  • erythropoiesis — n. formation of red blood cells …   English contemporary dictionary

  • erythropoiesis — [ɪˌrɪθrə(ʊ)pɔɪ i:sɪs] noun Physiology the production of red blood cells. Derivatives erythropoietic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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