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e•ryth•ro•poi•e•tin



Pronunciation: (i-rith"rō-poi'i-tn, -poi-ēt'n), [key]
n. Biochem.
a hormone that stimulates production of red blood cells and hemoglobin in the bone marrow, synthesized in response to low levels of oxygen in the tissues.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

erythropoiesiserythropsin
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