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glossary:bone_marrow [2007/08/27 07:01]
Pat O'Connor
glossary:bone_marrow [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +====== Bone Marrow ======
 +The soft, fatty, vascular tissue that fills most bone cavities and is the source of [[red blood cells]] and many [[white blood cells]]. The spongy material that fills the cavities of the bones and is the substance in which many of the [[blood]] elements are produced. In order to determine the condition of the marrow, a doctor may take a small sample from one of the bones in the chest, hip, spine, or leg. Such examinations are performed with the help of local anesthesia.
 +See also:
 +* [[http://​​phpBB2/​viewtopic.php?​t=1080|Blood Glossary]] ​
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