Definition of Margination

1. Noun. The provision of margins ¹



2. Noun. (biology) extravasation of leukocytes to a site of tissue damage ¹

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Definition of Margination

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Margination

1. The streaming of white blood cells within the blood vessels, where they stick to the endothelial lining of the vessel wall. This allows the cells to slow down and then to migrate out of the circulation to enter the interstitial space. (14 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Margination

marginalities
marginality
marginalizable
marginalization
marginalizations
marginalize
marginalized
marginalizes
marginalizing
marginally
marginals
marginate
marginated
marginates
marginating
margination (current term)
margination of placenta
marginations
margined
marginella
margines
marginicidal
margining
marginirostral
marginless
marginocephalian
marginoplasty
margins
margins of error
margins of eyelids

Literary usage of Margination

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1906)
"Such a mass shows a surrounding zone of congestion and infiltration, in the capillaries of which margination and passage out of leukocytes is ..."

2. Pathology and Morbid Anatomy by Thomas Henry Green (1905)
"... for if their specific gravity be artificially increased, by the ingestion of particles of vermilion, the tendency to margination is in no way afl'ected. ..."

3. The Journal of Entomology (1862)
"... and its thoracic margination. Two examples are in the collection of the ... near the apex and also medially (at the extreme edge of the margination) is ..."

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