Definition of Emargination

1. n. The act of notching or indenting the margin, or the state of being so notched; also, a notch or shallow sinus in a margin.



Definition of Emargination

1. Noun. A notch (or series of notches) in a margin ¹

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Definition of Emargination

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Emargination

1. A neurogenic gene of Drosophila. The normal function of Notch is required in ectodermal cells to prevent the cells from differentiating as neuroblasts. Gene product contains 36 repeats of the EGF like domain. (13 Nov 1997)

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Literary usage of Emargination

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1. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1898)
"Although no appendages are preserved in the fossil, the deep emargination on the sides of the telson, at its union with tbs coalesced segments of the ..."

2. Monograph of the Asiatic Chiroptera: And Catalogue of the Species of Bats in by George Edward Dobson, Indian Museum (1876)
"... and the tips broadly rounded; the outer margin of the ear extends from the tip to its termination near the angle of the mouth without emargination, ..."

3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1919)
"Supra-anal plate moderately transverse, the margin broadly arcuate, appreciably flattened in the middle and there very weakly bilobate, cereal emargination ..."

4. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1907)
"slight but distinct emargination of the lateral margin in front of the ocular emargination, being about where the projecting palpi pass the margins of the ..."

5. The University Geological Survey of Kansas by Erasmus Haworth, Kansas Geological Survey (1898)
"In front of this emargination the border of the bone is thicker, especiall}T on the ... Just back of the emargination the border is also a little thickened. ..."

6. New Mallophaga by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Robert Evens Snodgrass (1896)
"NEW MALLOPHAGA. with distinct ocular emargination ; eye located in the posterior portion of the emargination, simple or semi-divided by an emargination; ..."

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