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mar·gi·nal

(mar'ji-năl),
Relating to a margin.

marginal

(mär′jə-nəl)
adj.
1. Relating to, located at, or constituting a margin, border, or edge.
2. Barely within a lower standard or limit of quality.
3. Relating to or located at the fringe of consciousness.

mar′gin·al′i·ty (-jə-năl′ĭ-tē) n.

mar·gi·nal

(mahr'ji-năl)
Relating to a margin.

marginal

pertaining to margin.

marginal auricular dermatosis
see ear margin dermatosis.
marginal folds
folds of endothelium found in lymphatics which provide a valve-like effect, permitting ingress only of fluid.
neural tube marginal layer
on the external surface of the embryonal neural tube; houses axonal processes of developing neurons.
marginal zone
the rim of tissue surrounding lymph follicles in the spleen which contains many lymphocytes and macrophages.
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We define inflation as the quarterly growth rate of the GDP deflator and marginal cost as the log of the ratio of unit labor cost and the nonfarm business price deflator.
Most of the rest were acceptable, with four marginal ratings and three being poor, including the BMW 5-series.
14/MWh--quite a way off the [euro]7/MWh that appears on the marginal cost.
The marginal volume is all milk produced above the core volume in each month.
People and their livestock have been forced onto marginal lands, and farmers have reduced fallow periods, furthering soil degradation.
Since the early 1960s, the trend in marginal tax rates has generally been negative.
shifting from an average generation mix methodology to the marginal generation mix methodology had some impact on primary energy savings results.
A decline in production among Malaysia's shallow-water reserves has prompted the country to shift its focus towards new development opportunities in deepwater areas and marginal fields.
As a point of clarification, members need to be aware that cashing out annual leave has taxation implications depending on your current marginal rate, how close to the next marginal rate your salary is, and if the amount you are cashing out will take you into another marginal tax rate.
Punjab was on the forefront in the adaptation of new agricultural technology, the average cost of cultivation increased cost of cultivation the viability of the marginal and small farmers is continuously decreasing.
LONDON: Following recent falls, oil prices are much closer to the industry's marginal cost, especially in North America, where light sweet crude futures are now valued at only a little over $ 80 per barrel.
ISTANBUL, July 26, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkey's president said on Tuesday that it was the duty of states to cope with marginal and extreme acts.