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-poiesis

  1. a combining form meaning “making, formation,” used esp. in nouns that denote the formation of blood or a blood component, as specified by the initial element:

    lymphopoiesis.

    Category: Affix

Origin of -poiesis:

< Gk -poiēsis

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  1. -poiesis(Suffix)

    production, creation or formation; compare -poeia

  2. Origin: From ποίησις, from ποιέω.

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