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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
bone marrow development  
bursa of Fabricius development 
head kidney development +  
hemopoiesis +   
The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the myeloid and lymphoid derived organ/tissue systems of the blood and other parts of the body over time, from formation to the mature structure. The site of hemopoiesis is variable during development, but occurs primarily in bone marrow or kidney in many adult vertebrates.
lymph gland development +  
lymph node development  
mucosal-associated lymphoid tissue development +   
spleen development +   
thymus development +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: blood cell biosynthesis ;   blood cell formation ;   haemopoiesis ;   hematopoiesis
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Haematopoiesis
Definition Sources: GOC:dgh, ISBN:0198506732

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