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Definition 1: the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for bone marrow in the sense of this definition

(bone marrow is a kind of ...) 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

(... is a kind of bone marrow ) bone marrow of children and some adult bones that is required for the formation of red blood cells

(... is a kind of bone marrow ) bone marrow that is yellow with fat; found at the ends of long bones in adults

(... is part of bone marrow) rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

(... is part of bone marrow) a system (including the thymus and bone marrow and lymphoid tissues) that protects the body from foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response

Definition 2: very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for bone marrow in the sense of this definition

(bone marrow is a kind of ...) something considered choice to eat

(... is part of bone marrow) a bone containing edible marrow; used especially in flavoring soup

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