NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,054 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- listen (eh-RITH-roh-poy-EE-sis)
- The formation of red blood cells in blood-forming tissue. In the early development of a fetus, erythropoiesis takes place in the yolk sac, spleen, and liver. After birth, all erythropoiesis occurs in the bone marrow.