line of demarcation


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line of de·mar·ca·tion

a zone of inflammatory reaction separating a gangrenous area from healthy tissue.

line of de·mar·ca·tion

(līn dē'mahr-kā'shŭn)
A zone of inflammatory reaction separating a gangrenous area from healthy tissue.

line of demarcation

A line of division between healthy and diseased tissue.
See also: line
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