HyperDic: bone_marrow

English > 2 senses of the expression bone marrow:
NOUNbodybone marrow, marrowthe fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
foodbone marrow, marrowvery tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones
English > bone marrow: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones.
Synonymmarrow
Part ofbone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
immune systemA system (including the thymus and bone marrow and lymphoid tissues) that protects the body from foreign / foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response
Narrowerred marrow, red bone marrowbone marrow of children and some adult bones that is required for the formation of red blood cells
yellow marrow, yellow bone marrowbone marrow that is yellow with fat
Broaderconnective tissuetissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells
Spanishmédula, meollo, tuétano
Catalanmedul·la, medul·la òssia, moll
Adjectivesmyeloidof or relating to bone marrow
myeloidmarrowlike
English > bone marrow: 2 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningVery tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones.
Synonymmarrow
Part ofmarrowboneA bone containing edible marrow
Broaderdainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treatSomething considered choice to eat

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