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Haematopoietic

Definition

adjective

Of, or pertaining to, haematopoiesis, which is the formation of blood in the body.


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Word origin: from Ancient Greek: haima, blood + poiesis, to make.
Related forms: haematopoiesis (noun)

'Variant: hematopoietic


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... for the term "differentiated", which means the cells have "matured" from their progenitor cells. For example, there are haematopoietic stem cells in the bone marrow, which are not yet differentiated (=specialised) I was under the impression that differentiation and specialisation ...

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by MikeJ
Mon Feb 02, 2009 7:50 pm
 
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Cells are 'Specialized'- What does this mean?

... for the term "differentiated", which means the cells have "matured" from their progenitor cells. For example, there are haematopoietic stem cells in the bone marrow, which are not yet differentiated (=specialised) into any distinct type of cell, but when they divide and ...

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Tue Jan 20, 2009 10:46 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

... Trichothecenes are toxic for actively dividing cells, such as the intestinal crypt epithelium and the haematopoietic cells. The cytotoxicity has been associated with either impairment of protein synthesis by the binding of the compounds to the ribosomes ...

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Fri Nov 17, 2006 5:45 am
 
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