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HEMOPOIETIC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does hemopoietic mean? 

HEMOPOIETIC (adjective)
  The adjective HEMOPOIETIC has 1 sense:

1. pertaining to the formation of blood or blood cells

  Familiarity information: HEMOPOIETIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HEMOPOIETIC (adjective)


Sense 1hemopoietic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Pertaining to the formation of blood or blood cells

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

haematogenic; haematopoietic; haemopoietic; hematogenic; hematopoietic; hemopoietic

Context example:

hemopoietic stem cells in bone marrow

Pertainym:

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


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