bone marrow

Definitions of bone marrow
1

n the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones

Synonyms:
marrow
Types:
red bone marrow, red marrow
bone marrow of children and some adult bones that is required for the formation of red blood cells
yellow bone marrow, yellow marrow
bone marrow that is yellow with fat; found at the ends of long bones in adults
Type of:
connective tissue
tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments

n very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones

Synonyms:
marrow
Type of:
dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat
something considered choice to eat

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