marrowish

marrowish

(ˈmærəʊɪʃ)
adj
(Anatomy) obsolete resembling, or having the nature of, bone marrow
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Aristotle's ideas came down to thinkers like Burton via medieval writers such as Avicenna and Albert the Great, who presented the brain as a clearly structured object, and in The Anatomy of Melancholy, Burton proposed that the brain, 'a soft, marrowish, and white substance,' was made up of 'two parts, the fore and hinder part'.