If we could find a match in the bone marrow registry, my son had a 50/50 chance of living.
The bone marrow of the dead soldiers was depleted dramatically, and their lymph nodes had shriveled away.
By Election Day, I had been through a bone marrow transplant and was on the mend.
bone marrow n.
The soft, fatty, vascular tissue filling the cavities of bones, having a stroma of reticular fibers and cells.
|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.