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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



autologous bone marrow  listen  (aw-TAH-luh-gus bone MAYR-oh)

  In transplantation, refers to a person's own bone marrow. Bone marrow is the soft, sponge-like tissue in the center of most large bones that produces white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets.