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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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and like a lion reared in the hills, without leaving anything, ate them, entrails, flesh, and the marrowy bones alike.
In this involution, the medical component had itself been transformed into a medulla, a marrowy pith, brought to alchemical perfection ("chytifie") (165) by the jurists' erotic stimulation of the physicians' mons pubis: "charouillant le penil de la medecine.
Wild flowers in the hedgerow are not more children of earth than his Wessex folks with their beautiful voices, their easy grace, their impulsive, headstrong youth, their sententious marrowy old age.