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border

 [bor´der]
a bounding line, edge, or surface.
brush border a specialization of the free surface of a cell, consisting of minute cylindrical processes (microvilli) that greatly increase the surface area.
Brush border, characterized by closely packed microvilli. From Dorland's, 2000.
vermilion border the exposed red portion of the upper and lower lips.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bor·der

(bōr'der), [TA]
The part of a surface that forms its outer boundary.
See also: edge, margin, border.
Synonym(s): margo [TA]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

bor·der

(bōr'dĕr)
The part of a surface that forms its outer boundary.
See also: margin
Synonym(s): margo [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bor·der

(bōr'dĕr)
The part of a surface that forms its outer boundary.
See also: edge, margin
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Access to SIS II is limited to the national border control, police, customs, judicial, visa and vehicle registration authorities.
"As a global community, we can send a message to the spammers, telling them 'you can no longer use a national border as a shield to protect yourself from law enforcement.'"
The Lib-Dems also want: p Massive investment in technology to help police spend more time on the streetsp A national police agency to fight national and international crime, freeing local officers to protect their communities p A national border force to guard ports and airports to tackle cross-border terrorism, drug-smuggling and people trafficking pRetired officers, and those nearing retirement, would be encouraged to stay on.
In late December, China and Vietnam began to lay national border markers based on a bilateral treaty hammered out at the end of 1999 aimed at solving a dispute over parts of the two countries' 1,100-kilometer land border.
TUNIS -- Eight security personnel are killed in a terrorist attack, which targets patrols of Tunisia's national border guard on Sunday, media say.
The European Border and Coast Guard Agency will add 1,500 guards to be deployed on a situational basis to "support, monitor and, when necessary, reinforce the national border guards, focusing primarily on early detection and prevention of weaknesses in the management of the external borders," said a statement from European Parliament, Telesur reported.
During the weekly meeting with Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/ Farmers), Vejonis said that Latvia, while working on further solutions to the migration crisis and making a solidary contribution to security in the EU, should not forget about its obligation to reinforce the national border, the Latvian president's press service said.
This book looks at how the Kampala Convention works to fill a major gap in international human rights law: existing agreements do not protect the rights of civilian refugees unless they cross a national border. People fleeing from one area to another within official national borders are protected neither as combatants nor as refugees.
Despite its shortages, border troops of Kyrgyzstan are able to provide quality protection and security of the national border, said Chairman of the National Security Committee of Kyrgyzstan Shamil Atahanov at the session of the Border Troops NSC on August 7, 2012.
Bonner, president of the National Border Patrol Council, says: "The only thing that is clear is that government prosecutors pointed their guns at the wrong guys, the good guys, and they let the bad guy walk."
"We want the Government to set up a national border force and combine the police, customs and immigration."

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