yellow bone marrow(redirected from medulla ossium flava)
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yel·low bone mar·row[TA]
bone marrow in which the stroma of the reticular network are largely filled primarily with fat; it replaces red marrow in the long bones after the fifth year of life.
Synonym(s): medulla ossium flava [TA]
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yellow bone marrow
Bone marrow in which the meshes of the reticular network are filled with fat.
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