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margin

 [mahr´jin]
an edge or border.
gingival margin gum margin.
gum margin the border of the gingiva surrounding, but unattached to, the substance of the teeth.
margin of safety a calculation that takes the highest animal no observed adverse effect level and estimates a maximum safe level of exposure for humans. It is now generally superseded by the reference dose.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mar·gin

(mar'jin), [TA]
A boundary, edge, or border, as of a surface or structure.
See also: border, edge.
Synonym(s): margo [TA]
[L. margo, border, edge]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

margin

Managed care
A popular “short form” for margin of profitability, the annual percentage of profits generated from a hospital, regardless of whether it is for-profit or nonprofit.
 
Medspeak
The edge, limit or extreme of a thing.
 
Pathology
The surgical limit of a resected tissue.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mar·gin

(mahr'jin) [TA]
A boundary, edge, or border, as of a surface or structure.
See also: border
Synonym(s): margo [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mar·gin

(mahr'jin) [TA]
A boundary, edge, or border, as of a surface or structure.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In 1614 Munday writes that "Heere before I passe any further, it may appeare as a blemish on mine own browe, because in my Booke in the worthie Company of Goldsmiths, I did set downe Henrie Fitz-Alwine, Fitz-Leofstane to be a Goldsmith, and the first Lord Major of London, alleadging my authoritie for the same in the margent of the same booke, out of John Stowe, which now I may seem to denie" (73).
James Black finds in Hamlet evidence of Shakespeare's interest in and familiarity with the Geneva Bible's marginal glosses, quoting Horatio's "I knew you must be edified by the margent ere you had done" in Edified by the Margent: Shakespeare and the Bible (U.