bone marrow

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noun

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British Dictionary definitions for bone marrow

bone marrow


noun

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Medicine definitions for bone marrow

bone marrow


n.

The soft, fatty, vascular tissue filling the cavities of bones, having a stroma of reticular fibers and cells.
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Science definitions for bone marrow

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.
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Culture definitions for bone marrow

bone marrow


See marrow.

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