The soft tissue that fills the cavities of bones. [ MP : 0002397 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

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  • The soft tissue that fills the cavities of bones.
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editor note
  • 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
  • consider placement of NCIT:C53466 medullary bone
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
  • medulla of bone
  • medullary 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]
  • UBERON:0002371
present in taxon