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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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Thy bones are marrowless, thy blood is cold; Thou hast no speculation in those eyes Which thou dost glare with.
Too many limners (and readers and exegetes) of Holy Writ have shied away from the violence and difficulties of the real text and instead of wrestling with the terrible and eternal verities that are within its pages, have fed us "Bible Lite." [9] A marrowless version sanitized of pointed meaning and significance that is fit only for pallid minds, a watery substitute for the real thing -- a wolf merely scalded, not the main ingredient of a garlicky wolf-stew.
On each side of this glittering and fragile pile, stood a miscellaneous assemblage of marrowless cups, cracked poory's and ale glasses flanked by two enormous goblets with the initials of the late Mr Soorocks engraved thereon.