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1

what is the cavity of the bone?

medullary cavity

2

where is the medullary cavity?

w/in the diaphysis

3

what fills these cavities?

marrow

4

what are the 2 types of marrow?

1. yellow
2. red

5

what is yellow marrow mostly of?

fat

6

what does red marrow form?

blood-forming cells

7

which marrow increases with age?

yellow marrow

8

which marrow do we have when we are young?

red marrow