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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Increasing worldwide prevalence of cancers and anemia is the major driver for the growth of global bone marrow transplant market.
Bone marrow edema has been classified into three categories based on the proposed underlying mechanisms: ischemic, mechanical, and reactive (Table 2).
Bone marrow aspiration plays an important role in diagnosing the underlying cause1.
In this present series we aim to study the clinical presentation, peripheral smear examination and bone marrow findings of diseases homing in and infiltrating the marrow in children less than 3 years of age.
Dixit, 21, who lives in Dwarka, was suffering from leukemia or blood cancer, a life- threatening disease which only a bone marrow transplant could cure.
The new technique uses an antibody directed against a molecule called CD45, to wipe out patients' own diseased bone marrow tissue and create a space for the healthy bone marrow from the donor to grow.
Previous research had shown that certain bone marrow cells can be coaxed into becoming fat cells in the lab.
Traditional bone marrow transplants have been performed since the late 1960s, usually with donated bone marrow.
7 pg/mL), we assume that lymphoplasmacytoid cells in bone marrow and peripheral blood of our patient and his production of oligoclonal [gamma]-globulins were due to PUUV-induced cytokine release.
The Harvard team conducted gene expression analysis and bone marrow transplantation studies on mice that had been sterilized through chemotherapy.
5 million people on bone marrow registries world-wide has failed to come up with a match.
Four showed that transplants with bone marrow or with the specialized cells found in bone marrow did not work any better than standard chemotherapy.
Ideally, transplanted bone marrow would supply the needed disease-fighting cells.
Currently, though, such transplants are hampered by the lack of ways to supply large amounts of needed bone marrow cells quickly.