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marginate

(mär′jə-nāt′)
tr.v. margin·ated, margin·ating, margin·ates
1. To provide with or be a margin to; border.
2. To add margin to (a stock portfolio).
adj. marginate (-nĭt, -nāt) also marginated (-nā′tĭd)
Biology Having a distinct border or edge.

mar′gin·a′tion n.
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b) Marginate seeds all have a bump at the side, close to the proximal end of the seed, but the size of the bump varies within one fruit and between plant specimens; emarginate (smooth) seeds generally have a less pronounced bump.
c) Marginate seeds have been collected in Japan, and plants grown from Chinese seed collections produced marginate seeds.
d) Emarginate seeds have been recorded in Japan more often than marginate seeds and Chinese sources examined did not have emarginate seeds.
Blood leukocytes normally marginate in the lung, requiring several seconds to transit the pulmonary drculation (Doerschuk 2003).
When compared with each other, MCP were found to be associated more frequently than LN with preeclampsia, diabetes mellitus, caesarean section deliveries, marginate placentas, and fetal chorioamnionitis, whereas LN was associated more commonly with macerated and nonmacerated stillbirths, maternal chorioamnionitis, and deep membrane meconium penetration.