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The Cardiovascular System : Hematopoiesis - Making Blood (13:03)

The Cardiovascular System : Hematopoiesis - Making Blood (13:03)

In this video take a look at hematopoiesis (haematopoiesis), or the creation of blood. While we are still embryos the formation of blood can occur in multiple sites. After birth production primary takes place in red bone marrow. All blood cells that are circulating derive from pluripotential hematopoietic cells also known as hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs). These stem cells can form any of the blood cells or other stem cells. Hematopoietic Growth Factor will help determine what the stem cell grows into. There are three families that blood cells can grow up to become: 1) Erythroid cells, 2) Lymphocytes, and 3) Myelocytes. Lesson 3 in our Cardiovascular System (Blood) series. This is part of our Anatomy and Physiology lecture series. If this video helps you please be sure to LST -like... Show More
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