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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 mountainous terrain, dense forests, riverine and other hindrances make the borders porous and vulnerable, enabling militants, illegal immigrants and intruders cross over without any major hurdles.
'Both sides reaffirmed their commitment to expedite opening new border crossing points with mutual understanding,' it added.
The two sides further underscored the need for updating border maps and border pillar descriptions and carrying out joint border surveys.
Illegal logging and unauthorised border crossing were still the dominant cases RCAF encountered, he added.
It was also planned to develop a schedule and technical conditions for the reception and transmission of border posts located on this site,together with the border troops leadership of the Russian FSS.
So far, two pilot projects covering about 71 Kilometres on Indo-Pakistan Border (10 Kms) and Indo-Bangladesh Border (61 Kms) of CIBMS have been completed.
He conceded that the patrol of the border fence between South Africa and Botswana was not satisfactory, which situation contributed to illegal border crossing.
Referring to good relations between the Iranina border guards forces and neighboring countries, Rezaei said increasing border diplomacy interactions has resulted in promoting operation readiness in some special border points.
Pakistani border guards were busy in fencing the porous border when Afghan security forces tried to stop them, which resulted in an exchange of harsh words.
It will also help deepen policy integration and reduce barriers to trade in the region."In order to facilitate trade and transport services, we embarked on a programme for modernisation of border posts on all major transit routes," the minister said during the opening of the Busia One Stop Border Post last weekend.
According to a press release, FC Sector Commander North Brigadier Naeem Sohail while addressing the tribal Jirga said that fences have already been built at Pak-Afghan border in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and soon this project will be started in Balochistan also.