The soft tissue that fills the cavities of bones. [ http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/cwg MP : 0002397 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

definition
  • The soft tissue that fills the cavities of bones.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/74/Gray72-en.svg
editor note
  • consider placement of NCIT:C53466 medullary bone
  • TODO - create superclass for bone marrow / head kidney. both are portions of tissue in the hematopoetic system. also consider adding as subclass of zone of bone organ for consistency with FMA. See also: Leydig and epigonal organs
function notes
  • In adults, marrow in large bones produces new blood cells[Wikipedia:Bone_marrow]
has exact synonym
  • medulla ossium
  • medulla ossea
has related synonym
  • medullary bone
  • medulla of bone
homology notes
  • The bone marrow is the hematopoietic organ in all vertebrates but fishes, in which hematopoiesis occurs in the kidney.[well established][VHOG]
id
  • UBERON:0002371