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Haematopoiesis is the process of blood cell formation in the bone marrow and associated tissues. It involves several distinct cell types (each at a different stage of development) and cytokines (especially interleukins, colony-stimulating factors, erythropoietin and thrombopoietin) that stimulate and otherwise modulate their development and maturation.

Abbrev. Full name
BEB Basophilic erythroblast
CLP Common lymphoid progenitor
CMP Common myeloid progenitor
HSC Haematopoietic stem cell
MKB Megakaryoblast
MKC Megakaryocyte
OCE Orthochromatic erythroblast
PCE Polychromatic erythroblast
PEB Proerythroblast
PMC Promegakaryocyte
TBC Thrombocyte

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