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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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Nutritional anaemias, Haematological Malignancies and Immune Thrombocytopenia can be readily diagnosed by bone marrow aspiration alone.
Key Words: Bone marrow aspirate, Trephine Biopsy, Diagnostic usefulness.
Bone marrow examination is a useful and cost effective diagnostic procedure in haematological practice for the diagnosis of both neoplastic and non-neoplastic haematological diseases.
All patients who underwent simultaneous bone marrow aspiration and trephine biopsy (n=443) were included in this study.
Dixit, 21, who lives in Dwarka, was suffering from leukemia or blood cancer, a life- threatening disease which only a bone marrow transplant could cure.
Usually, the donor's bone marrow has to match fully to cure patients such as Dixit.
But doctors succeeded to save him with what in medical terms is called a halfmatched bone marrow transplant, practiced abroad but not in India.