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Bone marrow: The soft, sponge-like tissue in the center of most bones. It produces white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets.
Source: National Institute of Health
Bone marrow: the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
Source: WordNet 2.1
Bone marrow : soft tissue filling the cavities of bones; exists in two types, yellow and red; yellow marrow is found in the large cavities of large bones and consists mostly of fat cells and a few primitive blood cells; red marrow is a hematopoietic tissue and is the site of production of erythrocytes and granular leukocytes; bone marrow is made up of a framework of connective tissue containing branching fibers with the frame being filled with marrow cells.
Blood cells are formed in the bone marrow , the soft, spongy center of bones. New(immature) blood cells are called blasts . Some blasts stay in the marrow to mature. Some travel to other parts of the body to mature. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Leukemia: NCI)
Bone marrow: Inner tissue of bones that produces various cells.
Condition count: 9 ; see list below.
Main condition: Bone marrow conditions
Organs: list of all organs
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