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bone marrow

noun
1.
marrow1 (def 1).
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bone marrow

noun
1.
See marrow1 (sense 1)
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bone mar row in Medicine

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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bone mar row in Science
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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bone mar row in Culture

bone marrow definition


See marrow.

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