What is another word for yellow marrow?

3 synonyms found


[ jˈɛlə͡ʊ mˈaɹə͡ʊ], [ jˈɛlə‍ʊ mˈaɹə‍ʊ], [ j_ˈɛ_l_əʊ m_ˈa_ɹ_əʊ]

Yellow marrow is a term used to refer to the fatty, soft tissue found in the central cavity of long bones in the human body. This type of marrow is different from the red marrow found in spongy bone tissue. Although there are no direct synonyms for the term, the yellow marrow can also be called the medullary cavity or medullary canal. These terms are often used interchangeably with yellow marrow. The medullary cavity is responsible for producing and storing yellow bone marrow in the body. As the body ages, yellow bone marrow replaces the red bone marrow. Hence, medullary cavity and yellow bone marrow can be used synonymously.

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How to use "Yellow marrow" in context?

The yellow marrow is the soft, fatty part of a bone marrow that is located inside the bone. The yellow marrow produces blood cells, platelets and other types of cells.

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