[ mahr-juh-neyt ]
/ ˈmɑr dʒəˌneɪt /
adjective Also mar·gin·at·ed.
verb (used with object), mar·gin·at·ed, mar·gin·at·ing.
to furnish with a margin; border.
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Origin of marginate
Related formsmar·gin·a·tion, nounun·mar·gin·at·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for margination
/ (ˈmɑːdʒɪˌneɪt) /
(tr) to provide with a margin or margins
biology having a margin of a distinct colour or formmarginate leaves
Derived Formsmargination, noun
Word Origin for marginate
C18: from Latin margināre
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Medicine definitions for margination
[ mär′jə-nā′shən ]
The adhesion of white blood cells to the endothelial cells of blood vessels that occurs at the site of an injury during the early phases of inflammation.
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