bone'-mar•row trans"plant

Pronunciation: (bōn'mar"ō), [key]
Surg.a technique in which a small amount of bone marrow is withdrawn by a syringe from a donor's pelvic bone and injected into a patient whose ability to make new blood cells has been impaired by a disease, as anemia or cancer, or by exposure to radiation.

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bone marrowbone meal


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