noun. the process of producing red blood cells by the stem cells in the bone marrow.
- organic process
- -poiesis (English)
- ποίησις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- erythro- (English)
- ἐρυθρός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word erythropoiesis
1. Noun, singular or mass
As red blood cells die, new ones are made to take their place, during a process called erythropoiesis.