Meaning of thrombopoietin in English:

thrombopoietin

noun

Medicine Surgery Biochemistry
  • A protein made in the kidney and liver that stimulates the proliferation and differentiation of megakaryocytes in bone marrow, increasing the production of thrombocytes.

Pronunciation

thrombopoietin

/ˌθrɒmbə(ʊ)pɔɪˈɛtɪn/ /ˌθrɒmbə(ʊ)ˈpɔɪɪtɪn/

Origin

1950s.