-poeia, -poie, -peia, -poiesis, -poesis, -poeic, -poetic, -poietic, -poetical, -poietical +

(Greek: making, producing, creating, creative, forming, formation)

In medical terminology, the "creation" or "production" of that which is named by the combining root.

agathopoietic
A proposed technical epithet for, "intended to do good", "of beneficent tendency".
angiopoiesis, angiopoietic
The formation of blood vessels or lymphatic vessels in new tissue.
ankylopoietic
Forming ankylosis or the fusion of bones across a joint resulting in the complication of chronic inflammation.
antipoetic
Of or pertaining to elements or techniques used in a poem not conventionally thought to be suitable or traditional.
autopoiesis
The process whereby an organization produces itself. An autopoietic organization is an autonomous and self-maintaining unity which contains component-producing processes; an example of autopoiesis in nature is a cell or an organism.
biopoiesis
The origin of life from inorganic matter.

Primarily used to refer to theories about the chemical origin of life; such as, from a primordial sea, and most probably through a number of intermediate steps; such as, non-living but self-replicating molecules.

cholanopoiesis
Synthesis of cholic acid or its conjugates and natural bile salts by the liver.
cholechromopoiesis
Formation of bile pigments by the liver.
cholopoiesis
Formation of bile.
chylopoietic
Concerned in the formation of chyle; as, the chylopoetic organs.
chymopoiesis
The production of chyme; the physical state of food (semifluid) brought about by digestion in the stomach.
colpopoiesis
Surgical construction of an artificial vagina.
cosmopoietic
1. Referring to creating the world.
2. An adjective referring to the creation, or formation, of the world.
ecopoiesis
1. Origin of ecosystems.
2. A type of planetary engineering that can be a major stage of terraformation.

The primary stage of ecosystem creation is usually restricted to the initial seeding of microbial life.

3. A neologism created by Robert Haynes of York University in Toronto, Canada, "the making of an abode for life" and refers to the human creation of a self-sustaining ecosystem, or biosphere, on a lifeless planet.

In the context of space exploration, Haynes described ecopoiesis as the "fabrication of a sustainable ecosystem on a currently lifeless, sterile planet".

ecopoietist, ecopoetist
An aesthete in the introduction and selective elimination of species within a new or fractured ecology with the end goal of producing a self-sustaining dynamically balanced ecosystem that provides beauty and usefulness to humans.