bone marrow

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Synonyms for bone marrow

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

very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones

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The charity is dedicated to helping people diagnosed with fatal bone marrow diseases such as leukaemia.
Brown (histopathology, Whittington Hospital, London), Kevin Gatter (clinical laboratory sciences, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford), Yasodha Natkunam, and Roger Warnke (both pathology, Stanford U.) offer pathologists a heavily illustrated (in color) short text oriented on the diagnosis of most common bone marrow diseases seen in trephines.
Someone out there reading this newspaper could well be a match for one of these many patients - that's children and adults who are suffering from fatal bone marrow diseases. But how many of your readers have thought about signing up with a bone marrow register, such as the one run by The Anthony Nolan Trust?
While patients with life-threatening bone marrow diseases may have other treatment options, bone marrow or blood stem cell transplants are used to treat patients who have received high doses of chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy.
But her legacy is two fully tissue-typed registers of potential donors who are available to save the lives of thousands of other people with leukaemia and other bone marrow diseases.
Each year, thousands of people with bone marrow diseases such as leukaemia, aplastic anaemia and immune deficiency disorders, reach a stage where only a bone marrow transplant can possibly save them.
The wing walk was also helping raise more than pounds 1, 000 for the Anthony Nolan Trust, which helps people with bone marrow diseases.