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Myelopoiesis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Myelopoiesis
Tree Number(s)
G04.152.825.597.750
G09.188.343.597.750
Unique ID
D038042
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D038042
Scope Note
Formation of MYELOID CELLS from the pluripotent HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS in the BONE MARROW via MYELOID STEM CELLS. Myelopoiesis generally refers to the production of leukocytes in blood, such as MONOCYTES and GRANULOCYTES. This process also produces precursor cells for MACROPHAGE and DENDRITIC CELLS found in the lymphoid tissue.
NLM Classification #
WH 140
Previous Indexing
Hematopoiesis (1966-1997)
Leukopoiesis (1998-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003; see LEUKOPOIESIS 1998-2002
History Note
2003; use LEUKOPOIESIS 1998-2002
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Myelopoiesis Preferred
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