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bone marrow


The doctor recommended a bone-marrow transplant  because of his liver cancer.
  the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
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  • The doctor recommended a bone-marrow transplant  because of his liver cancer.
  • Because you can’t be as in love as we were and not have it invade your bone marrow.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • But as she lay there looking up, trying to return the stranger’s quizzical sad smile, she could feel the ponderous drowsiness and lassitude persisting to her bone marrow.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • A bone marrow transplant.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die

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  • And the chemo and the radiation and the bone marrow transplants didn’t do anything but make him sicker faster and with much more ferocity than before.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • It was a voice, a voice to chill the bone marrow, a voice of breathtaking, ice-cold venom.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • e., liver or bone marrow, the work is open to serious question, and in my opinion would be best discarded.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • The flesh had healed, but the bone marrow thumped with pain and reminded him of the "guvmint" men.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree
  • All the oil in my joints has drained out and I have been invaded by dust and grit from the fields and mud is in my bone marrow.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • They thought that perhaps gamma rays, entering the body at the time of the explosion, made the phosphorus in the victim’s bones radio-active, and that they in turn emitted beta particles, which, though they could not penetrate far through flesh, could enter the bone marrow, where blood is manufactured, and gradually tear it down.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima

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  • I could touch the stones the old woman wore-its bone marrow.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • A plane passing overhead set his bone marrow to quiver.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • His bone marrow was quiet when I first learned of his diagnosis.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • "I don’t mean we should do bone-marrow transplants in Cange, but proven therapies," he’d say in lectures.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Pearls are bone marrow; pearls come from oysters.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • Of those who do not respond, a similar percentage can be ultimately treated through a bone marrow transplant.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • At first Moore didn’t think much of the trips, but after years of flying from Seattle to L.A. so Golde could take bone marrow, blood, and semen, he started thinking, Can’t a doctor in Seattle do this?
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Is it the strange gnashing sound of insects with their mandibles moving through the bone marrow?
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • Everything was done, Aunt Emily said, officially, unofficially, at all levels, and the message to disappear worked its way deep into the Nisei heart and into the bone marrow.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • A bone marrow transplant might be next.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • He could only be there to talk about the bone marrow procedure.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • I didn’t know which held more apprehension for me: going on chemo and gearing up for a bone marrow transplant or feeling my strength eaten away from the inside.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Moore thought that was odd, but he didn’t get suspicious until one day in 1983—seven years after his surgery—when a nurse handed him a new consent form that said: I (do, do not) voluntarily grant to the University of California all rights I, or my heirs, may have in any cell line or any other potential product which might be developed from the blood and/or bone marrow obtained from me.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • "Hemopoiesis, the formation of blood cells in the bone marrow" "Dr.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
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Associated words [difficulty]:   bone marrow [6] , white blood cell [8] , T cells [9] , phagocytes [9] , white corpuscle [9] , plasma [5] , hemoglobin [8] , platelet [8] , white blood cell [8] , white corpuscle [9]
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