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In the developing embryo, blood cell formation occurs in the liver, but, as the fetus
develops, hematopoiesis shifts to the bone marrow, a dark red, gelatinous tissue
in the central cavities of the bones. In young children, hematopoietic bone ...
The bone marrow normally is capable of increasing production as much as
sixfold to eightfold through an increased rate of development from the primitive
precursors. Anemia ensues when the normal fine balance between production, ...
In such cases, abnormal immature cells may nevertheless be seen in the blood.
In all forms of acute leukemia the typical cells are found in abundance in the
bone marrow. "Aleukemic" leukemia refers to those instances of leukemia in
which no ...
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