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Bone Marrow MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Bone Marrow
Tree Number(s)
A15.382.216
Unique ID
D001853
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001853
Annotation
/cytol = BONE MARROW CELLS; /‌transpl = BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION: do not coord with TRANSPLANTATION, HOMOLOGOUS; inflammation = OSTEOMYELITIS; fibrosis = MYELOFIBROSIS; do not confuse words containing "myel-" for spinal cord with "myel-" for bone marrow
Scope Note
The soft tissue filling the cavities of bones. Bone marrow exists in two types, yellow and red. Yellow marrow is found in the large cavities of large bones and consists mostly of fat cells and a few primitive blood cells. Red marrow is a hematopoietic tissue and is the site of production of erythrocytes and granular leukocytes. Bone marrow is made up of a framework of connective tissue containing branching fibers with the frame being filled with marrow cells.
Entry Term(s)
Marrow
Red Marrow
Yellow Marrow
NLM Classification #
WH 380
Consider Also
consider also terms at MYEL-
Public MeSH Note
65; BONE MARROW CELLS was heading 1965-77; /transplantation was BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION 1964-65, was BONE MARROW/transplantation 1966-89
Online Note
use BONE MARROW /CY + BONE MARROW /qualif to search BONE MARROW CELLS /same qualif 1966-77, e.g., search BONE MARROW CELLS /DE under BONE MARROW /CY + BONE MARROW /DE
History Note
65; BONE MARROW CELLS was heading 1965-77; /transplantation was BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION 1964-65, was BONE MARROW/transplantation 1966-89
Entry Combination
cytology:Bone Marrow Cells
transplantation:Bone Marrow Transplantation
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Bone Marrow Preferred
Red Marrow Narrower
Yellow Marrow Narrower
Marrow Broader
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