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bone marrow

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The soft tissue that fills most bone cavities and consists of yellowish fatty tissue or reddish vascular tissue. In adult mammals, the bone marrow of certain bones is the location of stem cells that give rise to the red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.

bone marrow

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(Anatomy) See marrow11

bone marrow

The spongy, red tissue that fills the bone cavities of mammals. Bone marrow is the source of red blood cells, platelets, and most white blood cells.

bone marrow

Soft red and yellow substances that fill cavities in bone. Red bone marrow forms blood. Yellow bone marrow contains fat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bone marrow - the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bonesbone marrow - the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
red bone marrow, red marrow - bone marrow of children and some adult bones that is required for the formation of red blood cells
yellow bone marrow, yellow marrow - bone marrow that is yellow with fat; found at the ends of long bones in adults
connective tissue - tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments
immune system - a system (including the thymus and bone marrow and lymphoid tissues) that protects the body from foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response
2.bone marrow - very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones
dainty, goody, kickshaw, treat, delicacy - something considered choice to eat
marrowbone - a bone containing edible marrow; used especially in flavoring soup
Translations
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bone marrow

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1) Bone marrow transplantation has been useful in selected cases, but its application is limited.

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