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Leukopoiesis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Leukopoiesis
Tree Number(s)
G04.152.825.597
G09.188.343.597
Unique ID
D019891
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019891
Scope Note
The process of generating white blood cells (LEUKOCYTES) from the pluripotent HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS of the BONE MARROW. There are two significant pathways to generate various types of leukocytes: MYELOPOIESIS, in which leukocytes in the blood are derived from MYELOID STEM CELLS, and LYMPHOPOIESIS, in which leukocytes of the lymphatic system (LYMPHOCYTES) are generated from lymphoid stem cells.
Previous Indexing
Hematopoiesis (1966-1997)
Leukocytes (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note
98
History Note
98
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Leukopoiesis Preferred
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