yellow bone marrow

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Noun1.yellow bone marrow - bone marrow that is yellow with fat; found at the ends of long bones in adults
bone marrow, marrow - the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
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Subcutaneous adipose tissue acts as insulation from heat and cold, functions as a reserve of nutrients, and is found around internal organs for padding, in yellow bone marrow and in breast tissue.