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collateral

 [kŏ-lat´er-al]
1. secondary or accessory; not direct or immediate.
2. a small side branch, as of a blood vessel or nerve.

col·lat·er·al

(ko-lat'er-ăl),
1. Indirect, subsidiary, or accessory to the main thing; side by side.
2. A side branch or network of branches of a nerve axon or blood vessel.

collateral

/col·lat·er·al/ (kah-lat´er-al)
1. secondary or accessory; not direct or immediate.
2. a small side branch, as of a blood vessel or nerve.

collateral

[kōlat′ərəl]
Etymology: L, cum, together with, lateralis, side
1 secondary or accessory.
2 (in anatomy) a small branch, such as any one of the arterioles or venules in the body, as in collateral circulation.

collateral

adjective Referring to that which occurs in addition to a desired effect; is located adjacent to or on the radius of a circle; secondary; accessory.
 
Anatomy
noun A small blood vessel or nerve that supplies or innervates a particular region.
 
Chinese medicine
noun An energy channel subsidiary to a meridian, which contains acupressure points or acupoints.

collateral

adjective Referring to that which occurs in addition to a desired effect, is located adjacent to, or on the radius of a circle, secondary, or accessory. See Collateral damage.

col·lat·er·al

(kŏ-lat'ĕr-ăl)
1. Indirect, subsidiary, or accessory to the main thing; side by side.
2. A side branch of a nerve axon or blood vessel.

collateral

a minor side branch of a blood vessel or nerve.

collateral

side branch, e.g. of a nerve or artery

collateral

1. secondary or accessory; not direct or immediate.
2. a side branch, as of a blood vessel or nerve.
3. security for a loan.

collateral circulation
see collateral vessel.
collateral fissure
a longitudinal fissure of the cerebral hemisphere between the fusiform and parahippocampal gyri. Called also collateral sulcus.
collateral ligaments
collateral recruitment
the utilization of many small arterial-capillary units in pulmonary tissue during exercise and increased cardiac output, for increased exchange of gases.
collateral relationship
where two individuals have a common ancestor.
collateral sulcus
see collateral fissure.
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58) Thus, even if a party never appeared in the prior proceeding, the party is usually precluded from collaterally attacking the court's subject-matter jurisdiction.
On the other hand, if the action was not quasi-judicial, but was executive or legislative in nature, it was not subject to direct judicial review and could only be collaterally attacked by writ, injunction, or declaratory judgment in circuit court.
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Under the agreement, the trust will collaterally assign the following rights to the settlors: (1) if the agreement terminates on the death of the survivor, then the survivor's estate will be entitled to receive the greater of the cash surrender value of the policy or the aggregate premiums paid by the settlors; or (2) if the agreement terminates during the lifetime of the settlors, or the lifetime of the survivor, then within 60 days of termination settlors shall have the right to receive an amount equal to the greater of the cash surrender value of the policy or the aggregate premiums paid by the settlors, to the extent the trust has assets in addition to the policy's cash value to make such a payment.
Most insurers have a form for the client to sign if they collaterally assign the contract.
The source of the "confusion" on administrative declaratory statements certainly was not the result of any dilatory tactic of 1000 Friends "to have agencies protect collaterally against adverse circuit court proceedings.
In some cases, the employee owns the policy and collaterally assigns it to the employer (generally up to the value of the premiums paid).
Under the collateral assignment method, the insured or a third party owns the policy; the owner collaterally assigns rights in the policy to the employer.