cavity

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Related to marrow cavity: Intramembranous ossification, medullary cavity

cavity

1. Dentistry a soft decayed area on a tooth
2. any empty or hollow space within the body

cavity

[′kav·əd·ē]
(biology)
A hole or hollow space in an organ, tissue, or other body part.
(electromagnetism)
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But when fat cells start to fill the bone marrow cavity -- a common symptom of sedentary behavior -- blood stem cells become less productive, and conditions such as anemia can result.
The radiograph of the foetus showed mildly increased bone density and marrow cavity obstuction (Fig.
The MarrowMiner shaft gains access to the bone marrow cavity through the access guide to allow the removal of bone marrow through a single entry site.
CT fluoroscopic guidance permitted nearly "real-time" positioning of the trocar needle within the marrow cavity of the sacrum, midway between the sacroiliac joint and the sacral foramina (Figure 2).
But scientists spotted unusual features in the marrow cavity of a thigh bone in the American T-rex.
Scientists noticed unusual features in the marrow cavity of the animal's thigh bone.
Leukemia cells accumulate in the bone marrow cavity, ultimately replacing most of the normal hematopoietic cells, resulting in the signs and symptoms of the disease.