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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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