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

any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh

very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones

large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins

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Smallweed, compelling the attendance of the waitress with one hitch of his eyelash, instantly replies as follows: "Four veals and hams is three, and four potatoes is three and four, and one summer cabbage is three and six, and three marrows is four and six, and six breads is five, and three Cheshires is five and three, and four half-pints of half-and-half is six and three, and four small rums is eight and three, and three Pollys is eight and six.
I hope the child won't stay out long, for this wind is enough to chill the marrow in younger bones than Myra's," thought Dr.
The whole apartment was of a rigidity not to be described in words, but which sent a shiver to the very marrow of Anne's bones.
I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to live so sturdily and Spartan-like as to put to rout all that was not life, to cut a broad swath and shave close, to drive life into a corner, and reduce it to its lowest terms, and, if it proved to be mean, why then to get the whole and genuine meanness of it, and publish its meanness to the world; or if it were sublime, to know it by experience, and be able to give a true account of it in my next excursion.
If you stand right fronting and face to face to a fact, you will see the sun glimmer on both its surfaces, as if it were a cimeter, and feel its sweet edge dividing you through the heart and marrow, and so you will happily conclude your mortal career.
I was wet and chilled to the marrow, till I felt more dead than alive.
During this melancholy pause, the turnkey read his newspaper with a waggish look (he had evidently got among the facetious paragraphs) until, happening to take his eyes off for an instant, as if to get by dint of contemplation at the very marrow of some joke of a deeper sort than the rest, it appeared to occur to him, for the first time, that somebody was crying.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its MarrowMiner(TM) for the harvest of bone marrow.
Some body fat comes from stem cells that migrate out of bone marrow, a new study suggests.
But, at only 40 years old, both Joseph and Myrna have survived cancer and bone marrow transplants.
Hoping to better understand the genetic mechanisms behind benzene's hematotoxicity and leukemogenicity, a group of researchers from Japan and Korea used cDNA microarrays to analyze mouse bone marrow tissue both during and after a two-week exposure to the compound by inhalation [EHP 111:1411-1420].
Right now in Canada, there are four Aboriginal people waiting to find compatible donors to provide them with bone marrow for a much needed transplant.
Chesnutt's The Marrow of Tradition is the legacy of Reconstruction, and - more specifically - the circumstances surrounding what H.
That's why he volunteered for an experimental treatment: a bone marrow transplant from a baboon.
Bone marrow transplants are essential in treating many forms of cancers, including leukemia and breast cancer.