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Descriptor English:   Bone Marrow 
Descriptor Spanish:   Médula Ósea 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Medula Óssea 
Synonyms English:   Marrow
Marrow, Bone
Marrow, Red
Marrow, Yellow
Red Marrow
Yellow Marrow  
Tree Number:   A15.382.216
Definition English:   The soft tissue filling the cavities of bones. Bone marrow exists in two types, yellow and red. Yellow marrow is found in the large cavities of large bones and consists mostly of fat cells and a few primitive blood cells. Red marrow is a hematopoietic tissue and is the site of production of erythrocytes and granular leukocytes. Bone marrow is made up of a framework of connective tissue containing branching fibers with the frame being filled with marrow cells. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /cytol = BONE MARROW CELLS; /transpl = BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION: do not coord with TRANSPLANTATION, HOMOLOGOUS; inflammation = OSTEOMYELITIS; fibrosis = MYELOFIBROSIS; do not confuse words containing "myel-" for spinal cord with "myel-" for bone marrow
Consider also terms at English:   MYEL- 
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Bone Marrow/cytology use Bone Marrow Cells
Bone Marrow/transplantation use Bone Marrow Transplantation
History Note English:   65; BONE MARROW CELLS was heading 1965-77; /transplantation was BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION 1964-65, was BONE MARROW/transplantation 1966-89 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
DG diagnostic imaging DE drug effects
EM embryology EN enzymology
GD growth & development IM immunology
IN injuries IR innervation
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology PP physiopathology
RE radiation effects SU surgery
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   1878 
Unique Identifier:   D001853 

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