Poiesis



1.
a combining form meaning “making, formation,” used in the formation of compound words:
hematopoiesis.
combining form
1.
indicating the act of making or producing something specified: haematopoiesis

-poiesis suff.
Production; creation; formation: hemopoiesis.

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