red bone marrow

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: bone marrow - bone marrow of children and some adult bones that is required for the formation of red blood cells
bone marrow, marrow - the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
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Red bone marrow is found near the ends of the long bones (like those in your arms and legs) and in your ribs, pelvis, and breastbone.
Myeloid stem cells begin their development in red bone marrow. They evolve through the progenitor cell stage to the precursor or blast cell stage, which gives rise to red blood cells, platelets and certain types of white blood cells (ie, monocytes, neutrophils, eosinophils and basophils).
TO receive RED bone marrow or RED Stem cells from Martin, Paul must: