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erythropoiesis

Erythropoiesis (from Greek 'erythro' meaning “red” and 'poiesis' meaning “to make”) is the process which produces red blood cells (erythrocytes). It is stimulated by decreased O2 in circulation, which is detected by the kidneys, which then secrete the hormone erythropoietin.

erythropoiesis.txt · Last modified: 2018/11/22 11:42 by administrador