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spinal marrow

spinal marrow in Medicine

spinal marrow n.
See spinal cord.

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  • The first slowly hardens and destroys the spinal marrow, the second the brain.

    Sex Henry Stanton
  • The martyr howled as if his spinal marrow were being extracted.

    The Lonely Island R.M. Ballantyne
  • The brain, you know, becomes heated, and it does something to the spinal marrow.

    Hildegarde's Home Laura E. Richards
  • Well, there's the spinal marrow where you found it just now.

    Hard Cash Charles Reade
  • There a bullet hit him in the neck, striking the spinal marrow.

    Dixmude Charles Le Goffic
  • Don't you suppose the whole thing's written on my spinal marrow?

    The Man in Lower Ten Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Jerry heard the tremendous sounds for the first time, and quaked in his spinal marrow.

    The Settler and the Savage R.M. Ballantyne
  • The spinal marrow itself appeared to be perfectly healthy, and there was no other remarkable appearance about it.

  • They are of a glutinous substance, and after being put on the fire harden to the consistence of the spinal marrow of animals.

  • Hitherto, when killed on the instant by perforation of the brain or spinal marrow, they had invariably floated.

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