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bone marrow

noun
1.
marrow1 (def 1).
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  • The granulated cells of the bone-marrow fall into two groups.

    Histology of the Blood Paul Ehrlich
  • Eosinophiles are formed in the bone-marrow from eosinophilic myelocytes.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis James Campbell Todd
  • As we have frequently mentioned, myelocytes occur normally only in the bone-marrow, not in the circulating blood.

    Histology of the Blood Paul Ehrlich
  • By far the larger part is produced fully formed in the bone-marrow, and emigrate to the blood.

    Histology of the Blood Paul Ehrlich
  • The physiological, experimental investigation of the functions of the bone-marrow offers insurmountable difficulties.

    Histology of the Blood Paul Ehrlich
  • The spleen therefore stands functionally in closer connection with the lymphatic gland system than with the bone-marrow.

    Histology of the Blood Paul Ehrlich
  • Large mononuclear leukocytes probably originate in the bone-marrow or spleen.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis James Campbell Todd
British Dictionary definitions for bone-marrow

bone marrow

noun
1.
See marrow1 (sense 1)
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bone-marrow 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-marrow 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-marrow in Culture

bone marrow definition


See marrow.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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