"Leukopoiesis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Wood PA, Hrushesky WJ, Klevecz R. Distinct circadian time structures characterize myeloid and erythroid progenitor and multipotential cell clonogenicity as well as marrow precursor proliferation dynamics. Exp Hematol. 1998 Jun; 26(6):523-33.