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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 It is now generally superseded by the reference dose.

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]

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.

mar·gin

(mahr'jin) [TA]
A boundary, edge, or border, as of a surface or structure.
See also: border
Synonym(s): margo [TA] .

mar·gin

(mahr'jin) [TA]
A boundary, edge, or border, as of a surface or structure.
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D3) analysis A 0,000 * B 0,019 * C 0,031 * D 0,009 * D1: distance laterally to the mandibular canal and the superior alveolar ridge; D2: distance between the outer edge of the mandibular canal and the buccal bone margin, and D3: distance between the outer edge of the mandibular canal and the lingual bone ma TABLE II: Averages of measurements obtained on 40 hemimandibles in the posterior region of the mandible, left mandibular ramus.
(2, 13, 14, 38-41) All surgical margins should be assessed, including the deep soft tissue and bone margins. Documentation of how the surgical margin was measured is important--for example, if the margin was submitted in situ at the time of the operative procedure rather than from the surgical specimen.
It was reported that the root surface located between the gingival margin and the alveolar bone margin is attached tightly by a long connective tissue (Lost, 1984).
Much of the distal condyles was removed, especially the posterior aspect, with irregular/crenellated bone margins created (Figure 17).
It is a chronic, progressive degenerative joint disease, which is characterized by gradual destruction of the articular cartilage, hypertrophy of the bone margins, and a series of biochemical and morphological changes in the synovial membrane and joint capsule.