leukopoiesis etymology

English word leukopoiesis comes from English -poiesis (Production, creation or formation.), English leuko- ((biology) leucocyte. Colourless. White.)

Detailed word origin of leukopoiesis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-poiesis English (eng) Production, creation or formation.
leuko- English (eng) (biology) leucocyte. Colourless. White.
leukopoiesis English (eng) A form of hematopoiesis in which white blood cells are formed in bone marrow located in bones in adults and hematopoietic organs in the fetus.

Words with the same origin as leukopoiesis

Descendants of -poiesis
angiopoiesis cardiopoiesis chylopoiesis erythropoiesis ethnopoiesis galactopoiesis haematopoiesis haemopoiesis hematopoiesis hemopoiesis mammopoiesis monopoiesis myelopoiesis mythopoiesis neuropoiesis thrombopoiesis thymopoiesis thymopoietic
Descendants of leuko-
leukoagglutinin leukocortical leukocratic leukocyte leukocytic leukodepletion leukodystrophic leukodystrophy leukoedema leukoerythroblastic leukokeratosis leukomalacia leukomonocyte leukophobia leukoprotease leukoreduced leukoreduction leukosequestration leukosialin leukosis leukostasis leukotomy leukotoxic leukotriene