Monocytopoiesis is the process which leads to the production of monocytes (and, subsequently, macrophages).

It can be induced by macrophage colony-stimulating factor.

It is a component of myelopoiesis.[1]


  1. Santangelo S, Gamelli RL, Shankar R (January 2001). "Myeloid commitment shifts toward monocytopoiesis after thermal injury and sepsis". Ann. Surg. 233 (1): 97–106. doi:10.1097/00000658-200101000-00015. PMC 1421160. PMID 11141231.
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