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Red bone marrow, which produces blood cells, is found in the spongy bone of long bones, such as the femur.

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in adulthood, the red bone marrow is in the shafts of most long bones.

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It lies entirely within the spaces of bone: medullary cavity of young long bones, or spaces of spongy bone

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In spongy bone.

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What bone would not contain red marrow in the adult skeleton?

frontal and parietal bones


Which bone contain red marrow for blood cell formation in a healthy adult?

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What is a soft yellow or red sustance found in the central cavities of the bones?

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