Anatomical system that is involved in the production of hematopoietic cells. [ ]

Synonyms: haematological system organa haemopoietica haemopoietic system

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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

external definition

Anatomical system that consists of the blood and blood forming tissues.[AAO]

has related synonym

haematopoietic system

hematolymphoid system

hemopoietic system

hematological system


has relational adjective


homology notes

Zebrafish developmental hematopoiesis shows close correspondence to the development of the mammalian hematopoietic system and is regulated by conserved molecular pathways.[well established][VHOG]



taxon notes

In humans this is primarily the bone marrow, spleen, tonsils, and lymph nodes