Definition of Marrow. Meaning of Marrow. Synonyms of Marrow

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Definition of Marrow

Marrow
Marrow Mar"row, n. [OE. marou, mary, maruh, AS. mearg, mearh; akin to OS. marg, D. merg, G. Mark, OHG. marg, marag, Icel. mergr, Sw. merg, Dan. marv, Skr. majjan; cf. Skr. majj to sink, L. mergere. [root]274 Cf. Merge.] 1. (Anat.) The tissue which fills the cavities of most bones; the medulla. In the larger cavities it is commonly very fatty, but in the smaller cavities it is much less fatty, and red or reddish in color. 2. The essence; the best part. It takes from our achievements . . . The pith and marrow of our attribute. --Shak. 3. [OE. maru, maro; -- perh. a different word; cf. Gael. maraon together.] One of a pair; a match; a companion; an intimate associate. [Scot.] Chopping and changing I can not commend, With thief or his marrow, for fear of ill end. --Tusser. Marrow squash (Bot.), a name given to several varieties of squash, esp. to the Boston marrow, an ovoid fruit, pointed at both ends, and with reddish yellow flesh, and to the vegetable marrow, a variety of an ovoid form, and having a soft texture and fine grain resembling marrow. Spinal marrow. (Anat.) See Spinal cord, under Spinal.
Marrow
Marrow Mar"row, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Marrowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Marrowing.] To fill with, or as with, marrow of fat; to glut.

Meaning of Marrow from wikipedia

- Marrow may refer to: Bone marrow, the flexible tissue interior to bone Bone marrow (food) Marrow (vegetable), a mature zucchini Marrow (album), 2018 LP...
- Bone marrow is a semi-solid tissue found within the spongy or cancellous portions of bones. In birds and mammals, bone marrow is the primary site of new...
- A marrow is a vegetable, the mature fruit of certain Cucurbita pepo cultivars. The immature fruit of the same or similar cultivars is called courgette...
- Tracy Lauren Marrow (born February 16, 1958), better known by his stage name Ice-T, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, musician, actor, record...
- blood cells in sufficient numbers. Blood cells are produced in the bone marrow by stem cells that reside there. Aplastic anaemia causes a deficiency of...
- and its components, such as blood cells, hemoglobin, blood proteins, bone marrow, platelets, blood vessels, spleen, and the mechanism of coagulation. Such...
- transplantation of multipotent hematopoietic stem cells, usually derived from bone marrow, peripheral blood, or umbilical cord blood. It may be autologous (the patient's...
- Bone marrow examination refers to the pathologic analysis of samples of bone marrow obtained by bone marrow biopsy (often called trephine biopsy) and bone...
- Josephon Marrow (March 8, 1905 – March 3, 1978) was an American industrial psychologist, executive, civil rights leader, and philanthropist. Marrow was born...
- The bone marrow of animals is widely used by humans as food. It consists of yellow marrow contained in long bones. There is also red marrow, which contains...
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