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Erythropoiesis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Erythropoiesis
Tree Number(s)
G04.152.825.414
G09.188.343.414
Unique ID
D004920
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004920
Scope Note
The production of red blood cells (ERYTHROCYTES). In humans, erythrocytes are produced by the YOLK SAC in the first trimester; by the liver in the second trimester; by the BONE MARROW in the third trimester and after birth. In normal individuals, the erythrocyte count in the peripheral blood remains relatively constant implying a balance between the rate of erythrocyte production and rate of destruction.
NLM Classification #
WH 150
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Erythropoiesis Preferred
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