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marrow

Pronunciation: /ˈmærəʊ/

Translation of marrow in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable
    (bone marrow)
    médula (feminine), tuétano (masculine) frozen o chilled to the marrow helado hasta la médula
    Example sentences
    • Stem cells have been isolated from the central nervous system, bone marrow, and blood of adults.
    • In general, magnetic resonance is excellent for imaging soft tissue and bone marrow.
    • During a transplant, healthy bone marrow will be fed into your blood stream.
  • 2 countable/numerable marrow squash o (British English/inglés británico) marrow [Cookery/Cocina][ tipo de calabaza alargada y de cáscara verde ]
    Example sentences
    • Other specialist bags have been developed especially for salads and vegetables including even marrows and courgettes.
    • Lots of vegetables should be ready to harvest now including marrows, onions and sweetcorn.
    • Unripe fruits are cooked as a vegetable in the same way as marrows.

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