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collateral

 [kŏ-lat´er-al]
1. secondary or accessory; not direct or immediate.
2. a small side branch, as of a blood vessel or nerve.

col·lat·er·al

(ko-lat'er-ăl),
1. Indirect, subsidiary, or accessory to the main thing; side by side.
2. A side branch or network of branches of a nerve axon or blood vessel.

collateral

adjective Referring to that which occurs in addition to a desired effect; is located adjacent to or on the radius of a circle; secondary; accessory.
 
Anatomy
noun A small blood vessel or nerve that supplies or innervates a particular region.
 
Chinese medicine
noun An energy channel subsidiary to a meridian, which contains acupressure points or acupoints.

collateral

adjective Referring to that which occurs in addition to a desired effect, is located adjacent to, or on the radius of a circle, secondary, or accessory. See Collateral damage.

col·lat·er·al

(kŏ-lat'ĕr-ăl)
1. Indirect, subsidiary, or accessory to the main thing; side by side.
2. A side branch of a nerve axon or blood vessel.

collateral

a minor side branch of a blood vessel or nerve.
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Even if there are practical challenges to enforcement in the direct-review chain, when they are collaterally enforced they still remain trial rights--constraints on state activity during trial.
1998) ("Before the bar of claim preclusion may be applied to the claim of an absent class member, it must be demonstrated that invocation of the bar is consistent with due process, and an absent class member may collaterally attack the prior judgment on the ground that to apply claim preclusion would deny him due process.") (citations omitted).
"Whatever happens in the Indian Act collaterally has an impact on the Metis," said Doucette.
Lidegaard and Auken highlighted the fact that while the main preoccupation of member states is the financial and economic crisis, it is essential to grasp the fact that this crisis cannot be resolved unless the resources and climate crises are dealt with collaterally. "These three crises are closely linked.
And he once beat Eric Bristow MBE in a charity match down the pub, which, collaterally speaking, makes me one of the greatest darts players the world has ever seen, the superior of Jocky Wilson and, in chivalric terms, the equal of John Francome and Brough Scott (and thereby both the greatest jockey and horserace writer of the year), the superior of John Lennon (which makes me better than both an egg man and a walrus) and only the marginal inferior of Sir Bruce Forsyth.
But what is instructive here is that the Western powers could "collaterally" sacrifice one of their own, Dag Hammarskjold, to remove a "nuisance" to their collective "national interest".
He also added that Social Welfare Department should mobilize the finances collaterally for setting up the child protection system in the Province right after the enactment of the bill.
Peter owns the policy and collaterally assigns back to ProMedco the sum of the loaned funds.
Aside from his efforts on behalf of safety, health and environmental support and services, he is also collaterally responsible for the association's information technology effort.
Apparently concerned that Vatican II's return to collegiality weakened the exaggerated papal centrality of Vatican I, Weigel views Dearden and Hallinan as the architects, with Bernardin the subcontractor, of a structure ratified by the apostolic delegate, Belgian Archbishop Jean Jadot, of a collaterally descending network of lodge brother bishops to water down traditional Catholicism with draughts of left-wing liberalism.
The defendant filed a motion for summary judgment, arguing that the trial court's decision not to rescind the suspension collaterally estopped re-litigation of the issue of probable cause.
To "collaterally damage" a civilian sounds after all a lot more acceptable than killing innocent bystanders.