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Hematopoiesis: The processes by which all types of blood cells are generated, in the bone marrow, from pluripotential stem cells that differentiate into normal or abnormal circulating elements of blood [e]

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  • Blood [r]: The body fluid that circulates in the vascular system (i.e., blood vessels). Whole blood includes plasma and blood cells. [e]
  • Stem cell [r]: Describes cells that have the potential to differentiate to new cell types; usually encompasses totipotent, pluripotent and multipotent cells. [e]

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