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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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The borders he explores not only hold painful recollections but resonate in the emptiness of a postapocalyptic present, for In the indifference taught us by our media-induced experience of the world, catastrophe has already happened.