NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,331 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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bone marrow
(bone MAYR-oh)
The soft, sponge-like tissue in the center of most bones. It produces white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets.