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The edge or border; the edge of a body of water where it meets the land. As applied to a boundary line of land, the margin of a river, creek, or other watercourse means the center of the stream. But in the case of a lake, bay, or natural pond, the margin means the line where land and water meet.In finance, the difference between market value of loan collateral and face value of loan.

A sum of money, or its equivalent, placed in the hands of a Broker by the principal or person on whose account a purchase or sale of Securities is to be made, as a security to the former against losses to which he or she may be exposed by subsequent fluctuations in the market value of the stock. The amount paid by the customer when he uses a broker's credit to buy a security.

In commercial transactions the difference between the purchase price paid by an intermediary or retailer and the selling price, or difference between price received by manufacturer for its goods and costs to produce. Also called gross profit margin.

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(2) Rotate the transducer obliquely and move laterally, parallel to the costal margin. At this level, the TAP is between rectus abdominis and transversus abdominis, or the TAP is absent here because transversus abdominis ends at the lateral end of rectus abdominis in some patients.
Coloration: Head black, white spotted with tufts of white scales, eyes brownish black, antennae black, maxillary palpi covered with black and white large scales; thorax black with white spots, forewings, ground color tawny, upperside brighter than underside, half of the apical part black with white bands, costal margin, apex and terminal margin black with semicircular white spots, hind wings, ground color tawny, upperside brighter than underside, three black spots around the cell, in male one scent- producing white spot with a thick black border in post discal area, apex and terminal margin black with one row of semicircular white spots; abdomen yellowish.
observed large expiratory volumes suitable for cough production using surface electrodes over the costal margin in one SCI patient; they stated that the caudal, dorsallateral area of the abdominal wall was a particularly important stimulation site to generate high expiratory volumes [11].
Pronotal disc becoming constricted at midpoint, then gradually expanding posteriorly; distal edge of costal margin of tegmen not noticeably narrowing; tegmen extending to tergite IV; cercus as in Fig.
2): grey at base, membrane hyaline; longitudinal veins blackish; cross veins translucent, darkening toward costal margin; costa and subcosta pigmented grey margin; CuP absent.
A 57-year-old Brazilian man presented to the clinic for a routine physical examination and was found to have splenomegaly approximately 3 cm below the costal margin. He had a normal complete blood count.
Working trocars are then inserted between the anterior-axillary line and posterior-axillary line at the level midway between the costal margin and the iliac crest.
His liver was palpable 15 cm below the right costal margin, and the spleen was palpable 15 cm below the left costal margin.
He described 2 episodes of nausea, vomiting, and pain in his back teeth, followed by pain radiating down his right chest to the right costal margin. He had no symptoms during the office visit.
Her liver was enlarged 1 cm and spleen 4 cm below costal margin. Her total WBC count was 7,300/[micro]l, Hb 6.4 g/dl, platelet count 1,22,000/[micro]l, ESR-42 mm.