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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 It is now generally superseded by the reference dose.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mar·gin

(mahr'jin) [TA]
A boundary, edge, or border, as of a surface or structure.
See also: border
Synonym(s): margo [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mar·gin

(mahr'jin) [TA]
A boundary, edge, or border, as of a surface or structure.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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TABLE 2: TWO-WAY ANOVA RESULTS FOR COMPARISONS OF MEAN VALUES (mM) OF THE LARGEST GAPS AT OCCLUSAL ENAMEL MARGINS
The smallest marginal gap values along the gingival dentin margins was demonstrated with the Silorane-based composite Filtek P90, while the microhybrid methacrylate-based composite Filtek Z250 showed the smallest marginal gap values along the occlusal enamel margins. An increase in thermocycling from 1500 to 3000 cycles did not affect marginal adaptation.
(1999) RM-GIC: Fuji II LC --Dyract: * immediately PAM-C: Dyract at both enamel and dentine margins --Fuji II LC: * immediately at dentine margins * delayed at enamel margins Geiger GIC: Fuji II --application of poly(acrylic et al.