Marrow vs Medulla - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between marrow and medulla
is that marrow
) the substance inside bones which produces blood cells or marrow
can be (geordie|informal) a friend, pal, buddy, mate while medulla
is the soft inner part of something, especially the pith of a fruit.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From (etyl) mary, marow, marowe, , Icelandic (m), and also Russian ("brain").
(lb) The substance inside bones which produces blood cells.
*:Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
(lb) A kind of vegetable like a large courgette/zucchini or squash.
*1847 , Sir (Robert Hermann Schomburgk), "Steam-Boat Voyage to Barbados", Bentley's Miscellany , Vol XXII, London: Richard Bentley, p.37:
*:The finest European vegetables, cabbages, cauliflowers, potatoes, vegetable marrow , were lying in the market-hall, awaiting purchasers.
The essence; the best part.
*(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
*:It takes from our achievements/ The pith and marrow of our attribute.
*(Thomas Tusser) (1524-1580)
*:Chopping and changing I cannot commend, / With thief or his marrow , for fear of ill end.
* bone marrow
From (etyl) margr.
(Geordie, informal) A friend, pal, buddy, mate.
(Scotland) One of a pair; a match; a companion; an intimate associate.
- Cheers marrow !
The soft inner part of something, especially the pith of a fruit.
(anatomy) The inner substance of various organs and structures, especially the marrow of bones.
(anatomy) The medulla oblongata.
(botany) The internal tissue of a plant.