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marrow:

see bone marrowbone marrow,
soft tissue filling the spongy interiors of animal bones. Red marrow is the principal organ that forms blood cells in mammals, including humans (see blood). In children, the bones contain only red marrow.
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marrow

Anatomy the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
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Her majesty had taken a marrow-bone upon her plate, and, after knocking out the marrow, placed the bone again in the dish erect, as it stood before; the dwarf, watching his opportunity, while Glumdalclitch was gone to the side-board, mounted the stool that she stood on to take care of me at meals, took me up in both hands, and squeezing my legs together, wedged them into the marrow bone above my waist, where I stuck for some time, and made a very ridiculous figure.
He is a man, a man's child, and from the marrow of my bones I hate him
Keen and dispassionate, with a genius for mercilessly cutting to the marrow of a proposition, Hall has at the same time been a zealot for the improvement and extension of telephone service.
Then you must know as well as the rest of us that there was something queer about that gentleman--something that gave a man a turn--I don't know rightly how to say it, sir, beyond this: that you felt in your marrow kind of cold and thin.
The cold, that smote to my marrow, and the pain I felt in breathing, overcame me.
At his announcement D'Artagnan felt himself tremble to the very marrow of his bones.
I believe he thrusts pins through the heads of rabbits, he makes fowls eat madder, and punches the spinal marrow out of dogs with whalebone.
He gobbled them up like a lion in the wilderness, flesh, bones, marrow, and entrails, without leaving anything uneaten.
At the voice of this last speaker, Grimaud started and felt a shudder creeping through his very marrow.
The pursuit alone is my strength,--the energy of my soul,--the warmth of my blood,--and the pith and marrow of my bones
The pursuit alone is my strength- the energy of my soul- the warmth of my blood- and the pith and marrow of my bones
You contemplate mentally your mischance, till little by little your mood changes, cold doubt steals into the very marrow of your bones, you see the inexplicable fact in another light.