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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 It is now generally superseded by the reference dose.

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]

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.

mar·gin

(mahr'jin) [TA]
A boundary, edge, or border, as of a surface or structure.
See also: border
Synonym(s): margo [TA] .

mar·gin

(mahr'jin) [TA]
A boundary, edge, or border, as of a surface or structure.
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