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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.

bor·der

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

border

/bor·der/ (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.
vermilion border  the exposed red portion of the upper and lower lips.

border

Etymology: OFr, bordure
an edge or boundary of a body structure.

bor·der

(bōr'dĕr)
The part of a surface that forms its outer boundary.
See also: margin
Synonym(s): margo [TA] .

bor·der

(bōr'dĕr)
The part of a surface that forms its outer boundary.
See also: edge, margin

border,

n a circumferential margin or edge.
border, denture (denture edge, denture periphery),
n the limit, boundary, or circumferential margin of a denture base.
border, mandibular (mandibular plane),
n a tangent to the inferior border of the mandible. A line joining point gonion to point gnathion.
border molding,
n the shaping of an impression material by the manipulation or action of the tissues to determine the denture border position.
border movement,
border seal,
n the contact of the denture border with the underlying or adjacent tissues to prevent the passage of air or other substances.
border structures,
n.pl the oral structures that bound the borders of a denture.
border tissues, movement,
n the action of the muscles and other structures adjacent to the borders of a denture.
Bordetella pertussis
n.pl the infectious bacteria responsible for whooping cough (pertussis), which is spread from person to person by direct contact with mucosal discharges.

border

a boundary line, edge or surface.

basal border of the lung
the caudal border, where the lung border moves backwards and forwards on the diaphragm.
brush border
a specialization of the free surface of a cell, consisting of minute cylindrical processes (microvilli) that greatly increase the surface area.
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uk RICH HISTORY OF A PROUD REGIMENT THE King's Own Scottish Borderers have a rich history dating back to 1689.
For years we were all misled, especially recruits into the Borderers, that it was all Welshmen.
Then Stuart Callaghan swept in and substitute Damon Gray provided the finishing touch after a McLeod shot was blocked to edge the Borderers in front.
The Borderers, who had dominated throughout, finally got their reward in 43 minutes when Danny Swanson was brought down by Steven Oates and Kevin McLeish netted from the spot.
Brothers Richard and Darryl Dyke added two more for the Waterwheelers after the break, but with Griffiths (two), replacement prop Ricky Davies, Wayne Lewis and Kaloi scoring more Whitland tries, it was all rather convincing for the Borderers.
After that the Borderers fought back and, despite an opportunist try by Rumney winger Ian McIntyre, the west Wales side ran out winners by 39-12.
The Borderers grabbed the vital three points after goals in either half from Gary Wood and Craig Feroz.
The Borderers gave their best performance of the season on opposition teritory with an impressive all-round display to move to within three points of fourth-placed Stranraer, as they bid to force themselves into promotion play-off contention.
The troops, including a company from the Royal Scots Borderers, are now on their way home.
As the Borderers continued to apply pressure Gareth Hutchison swivelled on the edge of the box to force a good save from Wood.
LLANHARAN team manager Steve Brown paid tribute to the resolve and fitness of the Dairymen as they sunk the combative Borderers with two late strikes.
BY THE LEFT Personnel of the massed bands of the Welsh Guards and the South Wales Borderers on the march at the Searchlight Tattoo at Cardiff Castle in 1963.