erythropoiesis

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erythropoiesis

[ə‚rith·rə‚pȯi′ē·səs]
(physiology)
The process by which erythrocytes are formed. Also known as erythrocytopoiesis.
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8) In the bone marrow, erythropoesis was minimal, but, because no clinical data were available, the extent of the anemia could not be determined.
Like all other protein-based erythopoiesis stimulating agents (ESAs), including endogenous erythropoietin, Aranesp stimulates erythropoesis through the epoetin (EPO) receptor.